Compare Betapace vs. Bisoprolol

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Betapace (Sotalol)

Zebeta (Bisoprolol)

Prescription only
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Lowers blood pressure.

Zebeta (Bisoprolol) is usually given to people who have taken other blood pressure meds unsuccessfully or have recently had significant heart problems.

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Upsides
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  • Good for protecting the heart and lowering blood pressure if you've had a heart attack.
  • Available in a generic version.
  • Also comes in combination with other medications to lower blood pressure.
Downsides
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  • This isn't a first choice medication to lower blood pressure.
  • You can't stop taking it suddenly, or else you're more likely to have a heart attack or other problems with your heart.
Used for
  • Atrial arrhythmia Ventricular arrhythmia
  • Life threatening
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
Price
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Reviews
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18 
67%
think this treatment is worth it
61%
think this treatment works well
28%
think this treatment is a hassle

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Side effects
The Betapace (Sotalol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Zebeta (Bisoprolol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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  • Masked symptoms of low blood sugar

    Diabetes

  • Heart attack

    Coronary artery disease

  • Increased symptoms of heart failure

    Heart failure

  • Increased risks during surgery

    Major surgery requiring anesthesia

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