Name: Concor 5mg Tablet
Manufacturer: Merck Ltd
MRP: Rs. 179.70
Unit Price: Rs. 5.99
Package Price: Rs. 179.70 (Qty.: 30)
Package Form: strip
Medicine Form: tablet
What is Concor?
Concor is a drug which reduces heart rate and helps in alleviating many health conditions associated with faulty pumping action of heart muscles.
The drug is a Beta Blocker, which is a substance that works on regulating the function of cardiac muscles.
Composition of Concor:
Each 5 mg tablet of Concor consists of 5 mg of Bisoprolol fumarate which is the active ingredient. Bisoprolol fumarate has Beta Blocker properties and its action is facilitated by several active ingredients which are part of Concor tablet.
What is Concor Used for?
Concor helps in treating the following health conditions:
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Cardiac failure
- Supraventricular tachycardia
Medicines which have an effect on heart muscles should be taken only as per physician's guidance. The dose and frequency of medicine should not be altered unless the physician advises to do so.
Side Effects of Concor:
Concor can have undesirable effects on the health if not taken as guided by the physician. Sometimes it is also possible for patients to be allergic to the contents of Concor which may lead to development of ill effects. Patients should be aware of the side effects of Concor so that they may take necessary steps to reverse the effects immediately.
Changes in the pattern of digestion are commonly observed. Patients may either complain of constipation or diarrhea.
- Symptoms of hypotension may develop
- Fatigue and weakness sets in often
In order to avoid these side effects, patients should heed their doctor's advise while taking the medicine. If any of these side effects develop and persist, the doctor should be informed immediately.
Precautions for Cocnor Consumption:
Concor is a Beta blocker as already discussed in the article. The drug may have undesirable effects if consumed wrongly or without any indications. Following are the things to be kept in mind by those who are consuming Concor regularly:
- The drug is not recommended for pregnant women and breast feeding mothers. If there is no other option apart from taking the drug, it should be done under the careful supervision of a physician.
- Patients who suffer from weakness of heart muscles, low pulse rate, valvular dysfunction, should not use this medicine unless their physician prescribes it.
- The medicine should be taken on the same time each day. If one dose is missed, the next dose should not be doubled up for compensation.
- Alcohol consumption along with the medicine will have harmful effects on the patient's health.
- Calcium supplements and sleep inducing medicines should not be mixed with Concor. If patients are required to consume either of the medicines, they should discuss the same with their physician.
Given below is a list of medicines that can be used in place of Concor:
- Biselect Tablet
- Corbis Tablet
- Zabesta Tablet
- Besicor Tablet
- Bisbloc Tablet
- Trubis Tablet
- Bisoheart Tablet
- Bisokem Tablet
- How is Concor Tablet consumed?
Concor tablet is swallowed whole without crushing or chewing it. It is usually advised for patients to consume the tablet at the same time daily. It can be taken before or after food.
- Is it likely to develop addiction to the drug?
There have been no reports of addiction to any of the ingredients of Conor.
- Which other drugs cannot be consumed with Concor?
Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Amitriptyline, Tadalafil are some of the medicines which should not be mixed with Concor. If any of these medicines are advised to be taken with Concor, it is advisable to consult a doctor for the same.