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In treatment of:
Mangement of Hyper Tension(HTN); management of Angina Pectoris
1.Heart failure; 2.Heart block; 3.Nightmares; 4.Gastrointestinal problems; 5.Nausea; 6.Tiredness;7.Sinus bradycardia; 8.Depression; 9.Rash; 10.Hypotension
1.Hypersensitivity to the drug; 2.Second or third degree heart block; 3.Congestive heart failure; 4.Cardiogenic shock; 5.Sinus Bradycardia; 6.Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases; 7.Bronchial asthma; 9.Peripheral arteriolar disorders; 10.Renal impairment.
1.Left ventricular failure; 2.Hepatic impairment; 3.The drug should be gradually withdraw with caution; 4.Respiratory disorders; 5.Diabetes mellitus; 6.General Anaesthesia; 7.Thyrotoxicosis; 8.Use with caution along with class-1 antiarrrythmic drugs & other anti hypertensive drugs.
Alcohol, Anxiolytics and Hypnotics, Cimetidine, Diuretics: Enhanced hypotensive effect.; Analgesics: NSAIDs antagonise hypotensive effect.; Antidiabetics: Enhanced hypoglycaemic effect.; Calcium channel blockers: Increase risk of bradycardia and AV block with diltiazem, severe hypotension and heart failure with verapamil, nifedipine.; Cardiac glycosides: Increased AV Block and brandycardia.; Cholinergics: Effects antagonised by bisoprolol.; Corticosteroids: Antagonism of hypotensive effect.; Sympathomimetics: Severe hypertension with adrenaline and noradrenaline.
2.5mg to 10mg 0nce daily depending upon the patient`s response Maximum dose: 20mg/day