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BISELECT 10MG TAB

Biselect 10Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Biselect 10Mg tablet is used alone or combination with other medicines to treat hypertension (elevation of blood pressure caused by genetic or environmental factors), angina (heart-related chest pain) and other heart complications. It is also used to relieve the symptoms caused by an overactive thyroid gland. The medicine works by slowing down the activity of your heart allowing it to beat slower and less forcefully and also relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and exercise program to control high blood pressure for best possible effects. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Biselect 10Mg tablet is Bisoprolol (10Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Bisoprolol, a long-acting beta-blocker, blocks beta receptors that works by slowing down the activity of your heart allowing it to beat slower and less forcefully. It also normalizes the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Biselect 10Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Severe bronchial asthma or Chronic obstructive airways disease
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • 2nd or 3rd degree atrioventricular block
  • Sinoatrial block
  • Symptomatic bradycardia and hypotension
  • Sick-sinus syndrome
  • Untreated phaeochromocytoma
  • Severe peripheral arterial disease
  • Cardiogenic and hypovolemic shock
  • Caution:
  • 1st degree atrioventricular block
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Psoriasis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Renal and hepatic impairment
  • Prinzmetal’s angina
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Biselect 10Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. You may experience one or more of the following common side effects:

  • Headache
  • Sneezing
  • Body pains
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Running nose
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Slow heartrate
  • Joint pain
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Cold extremities

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Rapid weight gain
  • Chest discomfort
  • Depression
  • Hallucinations
How to Use

How to Use

Take Biselect 10Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet may be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Biselect 10Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Severe hypotension
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Sinus bradycardia
  • Low blood sugar
  • Bronchospasm
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Biselect 10Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Extreme caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the taking this medicine. However, this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe renal impairment.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with hepatic problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while taking this tablet. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Biselect 10Mg tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Biselect 10Mg tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in concentration, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Avoid grape fruit juice as it may alter serum levels.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Biselect 10Mg tablet with cyclopropane, ACE inhibitoirs, insulin, quinidine, fluoxetine, clonidine, methyldopa, reserpine, diltiazem, verapamil, phenothiazine, NSAIDs, theophylline.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Bisoprolol for:

This medication is a beta- blocker, prescribed for heart disease. It relaxes blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve and decrease blood pressure.

How does Bisoprolol work:

Bisoprolol blocks chemicals that fire up the heart and blood vessels.

How should Bisoprolol be used:

It comes in the form of tablet, to be taken with or without food. Adult: Angina pectoris; HTN- 2.5-10 mgday. Max: 20 mgday. Heart failure- Initial: 1.25 mg once daily may increase gradually. Max: 10 mgday.

Common side effects of Bisoprolol :

Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. - Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Change in sex ability. This most often goes back to normal.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking Bisoprolol :

Bisoprolol may not be suitable for certain heart conditions. Alert your doctor if you suffer from any heart conditions.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Trouble breathing. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Bisoprolol with other medicines:

Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here: - other medicines for high blood pressure or heart disease, especially clonidine, prazosin. - migraine medicines such as ergotamine. - rifampicin (a TB medicine). - Do not take antacids together with Bisoprolol. Antacids may affect the effectiveness of Bisoprolol. If you must take antacids, take it at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after you take Bisoprolol. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Bisoprolol :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Beta-Blockers


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Biselect 10Mg tablet?

The tablet is used alone or combination with other medicines to treat hypertension (elevation of blood pressure caused by genetic or environmental factors), angina (heart-related chest pain) and other heart complications. It is also used to relieve the symptoms caused by an overactive thyroid gland. The medicine works by slowing down the activity of your heart allowing it to beat slower and less forcefully and also relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and exercise program to control high blood pressure for best possible effects.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Biselect 10Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, sneezing, dizziness, diarrhea, body pains, nausea or vomiting, constipation, , cough, runny nose, slow heartrate, joint pain, trouble sleeping, cold extremities, chest pain, heartburn, shortness of breath, unusual weakness or tiredness. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects such as rapid weight gain, chest discomfort, depression, hallucinations.The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, sneezing, dizziness, diarrhea, body pains, nausea or vomiting, constipation, , cough, runny nose, slow heartrate, joint pain, trouble sleeping, cold extremities, chest pain, heartburn, shortness of breath, unusual weakness or tiredness. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects such as rapid weight gain, chest discomfort, depression, hallucinations.

Q3. Should we take Biselect 10Mg tablet with food or without food?

The tablet may be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Biselect 10Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the table and to sulphonamide derived drugs, severe bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, metabolic acidosis, 2nd or 3rd degree atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block, symptomatic bradycardia and hypotension, sick-sinus syndrome, untreated phaeochromocytoma, severe peripheral arterial disease, anuria, severe renal impairment, cardiogenic and hypovolemic shock. Caution is advised among patients with 1st degree atrioventricular block, diabetes mellitus, psoriasis, myasthenia gravis, hyperthyroidism, Prinzmetal’s angina, renal and hepatic impairment, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Biselect 10Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Biselect 10Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Biselect 10Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to severe hypotension, sinus bradycardia, low blood sugar, slow heartbeat, bronchospasm.

Q7. Can I take Biselect 10Mg tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Biselect 10Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Biselect 10Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in concentration, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Biselect 10Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Biselect 10Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Biselect 10Mg tablet to children?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Biselect 10Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 1-2 hours of administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Biselect 10Mg tablet last?

The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 9-12 hours.

Q15. Can we take Biselect 10Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Biselect 10Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Biselect 10Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

bhagey khola,rangpo,east sikkim-737132,india

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INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

bhagey khola,rangpo,east sikkim-737132,india

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