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Bisoprolol

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    Oral
    Bisoprolol
    Bicor 
     
    Used to treat stable heart failure only
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Competitively inhibit the action of adrenaline and noradrenaline on β1 receptors (the predominant β receptors in the heart), resulting in suppression of the sympathetic nervous system with negative inotropy, chronotropy, dromotropy and lusiotropy.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Stable heart failure
    • Contraindications
    • Asthma
    • Decompensated heart failure
    • AV block
    • Adverse Effects
    • Fatigue / headache
    • Bradycardia
    • Postural hypotension
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
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