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Lowers blood pressure.

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Prescription onlyLower-cost generic available

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Side effects for Zebeta (Bisoprolol)

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These are side effects of Zebeta (Bisoprolol) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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What to expect when you start Zebeta (Bisoprolol)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • Zebeta (Bisoprolol) can make you feel dizzy the first few days you take it, so be careful driving and quickly standing up until you know how your body reacts to it.
  • Don't stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.
  • If you have diabetes, Zebeta (Bisoprolol) can make it difficult to tell if your blood sugar is low.
  • Can cause headache, fatigue, and make you more likely to get colds or the flu.

Risks and Warnings for Zebeta (Bisoprolol)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Diabetes

    Patients on Zebeta (Bisoprolol) who are also diabetic may not recognize symptoms of low blood sugar, except for sweating and dizziness. Talk to your doctor about when to monitor your blood sugar if you are started on Zebeta (Bisoprolol).

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Tips from pharmacists and people taking Zebeta (Bisoprolol)

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The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits