Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate)
What is Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate) used for?
Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate) is an oral beta-blocker prescribed to treat patients with hypertension or mild to moderate heart failure. The medication works by lowering blood pressure and decreasing the heart rate to reduce the amount of work required by the heart to circulate the blood. Your physician may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate)?
Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate) is normally taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet, but your individual instructions will be determined by the condition being treated, the severity of your symptoms, and your current health. Swallow the tablets whole and unaltered along with a large glass of water. They may be taken with or without food, but you are suggested to eat a meal before administration if you get an upset stomach. Never change the form of the medicine prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of its contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate)?
Side effects that may occur while using Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are severe confusion, hallucinations, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, swelling of the feet or ankles, painful urination, or numbness of the hands or feet. These conditions may require alterations to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Do not begin using Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate) if the patient is a child, if you have uncontrolled heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, hypotension, 2nd or 3rd degree heart block, severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, severe asthma, cardiogenic shock, bradycardia, metabolic acidosis, or an untreated tumor affecting the adrenal gland. It is also important to tell your physician if you are elderly, have diabetes, a history of psoriasis, history of allergies, heart valve disease, congenital heart disease, 1st degree heart block, asthma, hyperthyroidism, decreased kidney function, or decreased liver function. These conditions may require reduced doses or application frequency to prevent unexpected complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Biselect (Bisoprolol Fumarate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.