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The generic form of Zebeta is bisoprolol. This medication is a beta blocker, which is most commonly prescribed to help treat hypertension. Often used in conjunction with medical guidance for weight management, exercise, and diet, Zebeta works by relieving the heart’s pressure by opening the blood vessels so that the body’s blood can be pumped freely throughout the circulatory system.

Patients should be advised never to suddenly stop taking this medication without first consulting the prescribing physician. Patients should also instruct any surgeons prior to any surgery, as this medication may significantly increase bleeding during an operation.

Not every patient will be able to tolerate Zebeta, and this medication is not right for all patients. A thorough medical history should be confirmed prior to prescribing this medicine. Medical histories with diabetes, liver disease, depression, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, kidney disease, low blood pressure, circulation problems like Raynaud’s Syndrome, heart disease like sick sinus syndrome, heart block, or congestive heart failure, myasthenia gravis, thyroid disorders, or pheochromocytoma indicate possible complications. Careful monitoring may be necessary if the patient can take the medication at all.

Physicians should always check the American Food and Drug Administration’s labeling policy before prescribing medication. Zebeta falls under the pregnancy risk category C, which means that there is a significant risk of harm to an unborn fetus. The effects of Zebeta in breast milk or the impact on a nursing baby has yet to be determined. Women who are pregnant, nursing, or who are likely to become pregnant should not take this medication.

Patients should always follow dosing instructions carefully. In the event that the patient misses a dose, the does should be taken as soon as possible unless it is almost time for the next regular dose. In which case, the missed dose should just be skipped. Taking too much medication may lead to an overdose.

The symptoms of an overdose can range from fairly mild to severe, nevertheless if an overdose is suspected, the patient should seek immediate emergency medical care to combat symptoms such as blue finger and toe nail, respiratory distress, uneven heart rhythm, fainting, dizziness, weakness, seizures, coma, or death.

Patients who are just starting Zebeta may experience side effects, most of which are likely to be rather mild. Mild side effects do not pose a health threat but should be discussed with the prescribing physician. Dosage changes often assist easing the intensity of side effects. Mild side effects may include insomnia or related sleep problems, anxiety, fatigue, nervousness, or sexual dysfunction.

A small percentage of patients may experience serious side effects, which would require medical care without delay. Serious side effects may include allergic reactions (swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat, hives, and difficulty breathing,) slow heart rate, uneven or uncomfortable heart rhythm, depression, sensation of cold extremities, swelling of the ankles, lower legs, or feet, shortness of breath, fainting, light headedness, or nausea accompanied by low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay colored stools, stomach pain, and jaundice. These side effects all carry a risk of death.

Patients should use extreme caution when combining medications. A medication interaction can cause death. Physicians should always assess the current medication sprior to prescribing Zebeta. Patients should never take any additional prescription medication, over the counter medication, herbal remedy, or vitamin supplement without first consulting the physician. Medicines with known interactions to Zebeta include cold medications, diet pills, stimulants, allergy medicines and treatments, allergy skin testing, MAO inhibitors, heart medication, insulin and oral diabetes medication, clonidine, asthma medicines, and guanabenz.

Zebeta has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of zebeta


• Molecular formula of zebeta is C18H31NO4
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 1-[4-[2-(1-methylethoxy)ethoxymethyl]phenoxy]-3-(1-methylethylamino)propan-2-ol
• Molecular weight is 325.443 g/mol
Zebeta available : 5mg tablets, 10mg tablets

Generic name: Bisoprolol

Brand name(s): Cardicor, Concor, Condyline, Condylox, Detensiel, Emconcor, Emcor, Euradal, Isoten, Monocor, Soloc, Soprol, Ziac

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