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  • jack 48795 2

    Quitting Bisoprolol

    Hi everyone A few moths ago I was put on Bioprolol because my GP suspected I had hypertension. I was on 3.75mg for 4 months. During that time I was expiriencing very bad side effects and after a few visits to renal clinics and cardiologists the doctors decided to take me off all medications.  I'm 31...

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  • rachel1511 2

    Beta blocker/Bisoprolol withdrawal and breathlessness

    Hi. I am 43 yrs old and have been on beta blockers (initially metoprolol and then bisoprolol) for svt the last ten years. I had an ablation which went wrong and I ended up on higher doses of beta blocker after that (8yrs ago). They added in flecainide a year ago as they wanted to drop my bisoprolol down...

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  • greg84718 1

    Bisoprolol and angina

    Hi all, I am a 48yo, male on 2.5 bisoprolol (Concor) for 4 months now for aortic root dilation and aortic regurgitation. Since the beginning, I have had sensations similar to those mentioned by you all in this forum. However, nobody seemed to have noted that these symptoms are angina (lack of oxygen...

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  • denise41938 2

    Bisoprolol 2.5 mg Sandoz

    Hi Everyone,  I've had 8 fabulous weeks on Bisoprolol 2.5 mg produced by Sandoz.  I know many of you don't like this brand, but after 5+ years I was actually able to 'live'!  I fought tooth and nail to stay on this over the last 2 weeks instead of changing to Carvedilol.  My new prescription started...

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  • mark60129 1

    How many years should I take bisoprolol?

    Hi All. I'm 55 now and had an MI just over four years ago followed by two stents. Ever since I've been on a daily baby aspirin, statin and 1.5 mg of bisoprolol fumarate. The hospital I go to (in HK) seems to just renew my medication each time I go back, without a proper discussion with a doctor. I'm...

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  • sharon77083 2

    Stopping Bisoprolol Completely 1.25mg

    I have been taking Bisoprolol 1.25mg for about 2 months now. I had a heart stent 2.5 months ago and a second one 1 month ago. My echocardiogram is normal. I have suffered from low blood pressure most of my life and i want to come off the Bisoprolol now, but I am getting no support from my GP or Consutant....

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  • dean0612 2

    can bisoprolol or Rivaroxaban cause raised iron levels?

    Hi, i have been diagnosed with AF a couple of months ago,& i have been put on both Bisoprolol 2.5mg & Rivaroxaban 20mg both once per day. ​I have been feeling very tired & been getting aches & pains which i understand are part of the side effects of the medications. I had a blood test approx.5wks ago...

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  • linda83225 2


    I have been taking 2.5 mg twice a day for a few months after taking Sotalol 80 mg for 20+ years.   A GP in my practice has without consulting me changed my prescription to 5mg once a day.  I'm not even sure I should be taking 5 mg a day let alone all at once.  My SVT is not too bad and the cardiologist...

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  • ann82027 3

    insomnia with bisoprolol

    I,ve been taking Bisoporol 1.25 for 2 months now and am getting bad insomnia, does anybody experience this?   I didn,t sleep very well before, i could get to sleep but couldn,t often stay asleep after 4 hours, now i can,t get to sleep or stay asleep,it is making me feel quite depressed.   I have had...

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  • terence68672 3

    Bisoprolol Flatulence?

     Tiredness is well documented as a side effect of this drug, I get that, though not so bad now its gone down to 5mgs/day. But since taking them, I've had the most awful flatulence. Well, it could be a coincidence, I dont know.  I wonder, does anyone else get bad, continuous and embarrassing wind with...

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  • charles67285 3

    Making bisoprolol

    Is there any reason why we cannot take bisoprolol at night before bed, that may be better for the lethargic symptom instead of walking around in a dream all day,as if taken in the morning the worst of the effects are worn off about 6pm.

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  • andrew28896 3

    Bisoprolol for AF & Ferrous fumarate

    Hello everyone have checked for the answer to my question in previous posts but cannot find anything. So I hope not to waste you're time and hope there is someone else on here who can help with my query. I have just been prescribed 325mg ferrous fumarate for iron deficiency anaemia. I already take...

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  • steve87568 1

    7 years of Bisoprolol

    7 years ago I was diagnosed with Afib and Heart Failure and put on 10mg Bisoprolol and Warfarin, amongst others. I also had a pacemaker fitted as my heart rate went too slow. When I left hospital I was finding it difficult to get about but eventually things settled down. However, the last 2 years I have...

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  • roxyroy 2

    I am off Bisoprolol

    I have been on Bisoprolol for more than 3 years in various doses as high as 7.5 but for the past year I have been on 1.25. I had a heart attack 3 and half years ago and I have had periods of almost complete recovery and periods when I did not feel right, breathless chest pains felling wobbley.  Over...

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  • jane32307 2

    feeling low

    im on bisoprolo 5mg been on them for a while now feel low quite a lot and tearful does anyone else 

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  • paul29961 2

    Bisoprolol and low Patelets

    I had Colon cancer in 2008. Worked through it, Chemotherapy, Radio Therapy, Surgery etc, and at some point during all the treatment I was put on Bisoprolol 2.5mg. I have taken these i think for the last 9 years. The only other mdication i am on at the moment is Ventolin for my Asthma. Recently i discovered...

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  • ann82027 3

    svt and palpitations

    I,ve been on Bisoprolol .1.25 mg for 3 months now, does anybody get the pressure in the head as if its going to burst also my heartbeat gets very strong and i feel somebody is squeezing my throat even though i,m taking the drug regular.  I do get a breakthrough of the palpitations at times too.

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  • Elizabeth1971 1

    Bisoprolol side effects

    I have been taking Bisoprolol for about 9 weeks. Side effects so far from day one were noticeably cold fingers and toes, and my fingers were red all the time. The opposite extreme they become really hot and throbbing. After about 6 weeks i started to feel nauseous regardless of whether i had eaten...

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  • precious 94079 1

    Conception date

    Hi I was wondering if you could help me. I had intercourse with my ex boyfriend on the 31/10/2016 the condom broke and I took the morning after pill within 5 hours. I got my period on the 8/11/2016 till the 12/11/2016. Then I had intercourse with my current boyfriend on the 4, 18, 19, and 20 November...

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  • kelly44033 2

    Bisoprolol what were\ are your actual side effects ??

    Hi everyone I'm new here and new to taking bisoprolol and literally feel whacked ! I'm 33 and have a heart murmur and an irregular heartbeat. I was put on bisoprolol 2 weeks ago after suffering horrendous palpitations for weeks that wouldn't calm down . And since a week or so ago I feel unwell granted...

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  • denise41938 2

    Arrhythmias and Bisoprolol 2.5 mg and Driving

    I was wondering if anyone else has had the same misfortune.  After Heart Failure, Left Bundle Branch Block, etc. (5 years ago)  it was discovered that I also had some Broad Complex Tachycardia, but nothing was done about that. To be fair, I think the Bisprolol had it under control. I eventually decided...

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  • terence68672 3

    Is it safe to take Viagra with Bisoprolol (5mgs)

    ....and not only that, to save me beginning two threads (!) is it also safe to take Mirtazapine (15mgs) too>? In it safe to take ALL THREE?!  I am a 55 yr old male who is on Bisoprolol 5mgs for SVT and Atrial Fibrillation. Thanks

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  • terence68672 3

    Is it safe to take Viagra with Bisoprolol (5mgs)

    ....and not only that, to save me beginning two threads (!) is it also safe to take Mirtazapine (15mgs) too>? In it safe to take ALL THREE?!  I am a 55 yr old male who is on Bisoprolol 5mgs for SVT and Atrial Fibrillation. Thanks

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  • itspung 1

    Bisoprolol concor 1.25mg

    Hey guys I am just wondering... How do doctors determine what dosage you should take? Is it by the severity of your condition? I am taking concor 1.25mg which is the lowest dosage available.

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  • ann82027 3

    sandoz bisoprolol

    My chemist gave me sandoz 1.25 bisoprolol, previous to that i was taking bisoprolol 1.25 given to me by the hospital when i was admitted with svt on february 4.   I have felt different after 3 days of taking these, i have had a breakthrough of missed heartbeats and not feeling myself, although the chemist...

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  • rachelcauston 2

    Bisoprolol crashed my heart rate to 25bpm!

    I just want to share my experience with this drug in the hope that it may help others.  I fully appreciate that this drug may have positive effects for some, but for me I feel it robbed me of ten years of my life. My condition is quite rare, my cardiologist at Papworth said he had only seen it once...

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  • LuckyPenny1 3
  • milco 2

    Different brands of bisporolol...

    I've been taking 1.25mg bisoprolol per day for just over two months. The first 8 weeks were OK after a couple of days getting used to them. Last Monday I started a new brand and have started to experience side effects such as lethargy, tiredness and an occasional feeling of 'unsteadiness'. Could this...

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  • ann82027 3


    I,m on Bisoprolol 1.25 since feb 4th, does anybody experience insomnia  and feeling unwell, i can,t remember what i felt like before when i had palpitations all day and svt.     I,m waiting for an ablation but i,m not sure i want this procedure after reading peoples comments about how they feel after...

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  • alibalibea 2

    Off Bisoprolol altogether

    hi everyone I went on a half dose for 6 days and decided I couldn't bear to go through the ups and downs again going slowly so I stopped taking them yesterday.    Was only taking .62mcg.      My heart rate is okay I do feel jittery and am a bit upset as my friends are telling me I am talking too fast...

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  • hannie23682 2

    Irregular heartbeats and iron.

    I have recently discovered that both a shortage of iron and too much iron can cause arrhythmias.  In my case it was an excess of iron, since I changed to a multivit. with iron about 6 months ago.  As I am postmenopausal, I do not need the iron.  I did not think it would harm me.  I stopped this multivit....

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  • marcy49900 2

    Scared :(

    Hi everyone... I'm new here today and fairly new to cardiovascular problems. I few months ago i started having irregular heart beats.  So after a visit to the ER and a referral to a cardioligist...  had some tests and was recently put on Bisoprolol 2.5 mg per day.  I should have started it a  month ago...

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  • jane32307 2


    at the doctors on monday thinking of coming off this bisoprolo what other beta blockers are they please

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  • ann82027 3

    bisoporol and insomnia

    I,ve been taking bisoprolol for 4 weeks now after some difficulties starting  it, it made me feel terrible but it could have been the trauma and drugs they gave me in hospital when i was admitted.  I,ve had svt for many years but this attack had me admitted because my heart would not settle back to a...

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