Bisoprolol is a beta-blocker medication most commonly used to treat hypertension.
Keep using even if you feel well; hypertension may have no symptoms. Do not skip doses or stop taking suddenly. Follow doctor’s instructions and prescription label information carefully.
Alert surgeon of this medication if you plan to undergo surgery. Do not take bisoprolol if you have a serious heart condition. Inform doctor of all medications you take, medical conditions, allergies, and drugs including vitamins, herbs, and OTC drugs. Use caution when driving or activities that require alertness. Avoid getting up too quickly. Avoid alcohol.
Get medical help immediately if you suspect an overdose or severe allergic reaction. Contact your doctor if you have a severe side effect including (not limited to): shortness of breath, rapid weight gain, slow pulse, pounding heartbeat, numbness and tingling, lightheadedness, vision problems, bronchospasm. Other common side effects include: headache, fatigue, insomnia, joint pain, swelling, cold symptoms.