Bisoprolol Fumarate medication is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is used as the main active ingredient in medicine. It can be used alone or in combination with other high blood pressure medications. This active component belongs to a class of drugs called beta-blockers that reduces the hardness of working of the heart and slows the heart rate.
Class of Drugs – Beta-blocker
Molecular Formula – C22H35NO8
Molecular Weight - 441.5 g/mol
Working: The given active ingredient Bisoprolol Fumarate belongs to a class of drugs called beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents. These drugs work by blocking the effect of norepinephrine and epinephrine on the nerves reaching the heart and blood vessels. It reduces heart rate and the force with which the heart contracts and reduce blood pressure by dilating blood vessels. It treats angina by slowing the heart rate and decreasing the force with which the heart muscle contracts. This component reduces the work of the heart and the demand of the heart for oxygen.
Uses: This medicine is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure i.e. hypertension. Due to a reduction in elevated blood pressure, it prevents strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta-blockers that block the action of certain natural chemicals in the body such as epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. This leads to a lowering of the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This given beta-blocker active ingredient, Bisoprolol Fumarate is used in popular brand medicine as mentioned below:
- Zebeta: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg
This medication shall be used with caution in people with diabetes, especially if taking insulin or other diabetes drugs that can cause low blood sugar.