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Bisoprolol is a beta blocker medication licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. It comes in tablet form and is available by prescription only. By blocking beta-1 receptors in the body, the medication can decrease heart rate and help to lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. While most people have no problems with it, side effects can include diarrhea, fatigue, and dizziness.

What Is Bisoprolol?

Bisoprolol fumarate (Zebeta®) is a prescription medication approved to treat high blood pressure (known medically as hypertension). It can be used alone or in combination with other high blood pressure medications.
(Click What Is Bisoprolol Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

Potential Side Effects of This Medication

Just like any medicine, bisoprolol may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious problems are less common.
Some of the most common side effects of bisoprolol include but are not limited to:
(Click Bisoprolol Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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