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Background and Date of Approval

The amlodipine + bisoprolol is used for the medical purpose to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

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Amlodipine + bisoprolol is a combination drug that efficiently reduces blood pressure. Bisoprolol is a beta blocker that works particularly on the heart to reduce the heart rate, whereas Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that relaxes blood vessels. Together, they improve the heart's ability to pump blood effectively throughout the body.

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Amlodipine (calcium channel blocker) and Bisoprolol (beta blocker), used to treat hypertension. This combination of medicine controls blood pressure when a single medication is ineffective.

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Follow the instructions as directed by your doctor. Amlodipine + bisoprolol tablets can be taken with or without food. With a glass of water, swallow the whole tablet. Do not chew, break, or chew it.

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If you ever fainted or felt dizzy when suddenly standing up, consult your doctor before taking this medication. Avoid taking Amlodipine+ Bisoprolol if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This medicine can cause drowsiness or fatigue (tiredness). Avoid driving or using machines while taking amlodipine + bisoprolol.


Before treatment with this medication, let your physician know if you are experiencing any allergic reaction to Amlodipine or Bisoprolol and its ingredients. Report to your physician if you have liver or kidney condition, heart failure, diabetes, asthma, cardiogenic shock, coronary heart disease, heart attack, hypotension (low blood pressure), or heart valve problem (stenosis). Hence, regularly monitor your blood pressure level if you have a stroke or any heart problems.

Side Effects

The common side effects that are experienced while you are on the treatment with amlodipine + bisoprolol, headache, fatigue, dizziness and drowsiness, edema (swelling), bradycardia (slow heart rate), palpitations (irregular heartbeat), cold extremities, stomach pain. Report your doctor immediately, if you experience Worsening of pre-existing heart failure (increased breathlessness) and fluid retention.

Word Of Advice

Drink plenty of water when taking this medication to avoid muscle weakness, dry mouth, and severe thirst. While using Amlodipine+ Bisoprolol, avoid consuming grapefruit and its juices as they may raise the concentration of this medicine and worsen its side effects. Limit your daily consumption of sodium chloride (table salt). Do not skip doses without consulting your doctor since this may raise blood pressure and increase the risk of a heart attack.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.