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Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet

Manufactured byUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsBisoprolol
Description

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet is an antihypertensive which is used alone or in combination with other agents to lower the elevated blood pressure. It is administered with caution in the patients with lung diseases.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet

  • Body pain
  • Running nose and cough
  • Headache
  • Sneezing
  • Dizziness
  • Chest discomfort
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Trouble sleeping

Uses of Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 4 hours of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine, especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Allergy

Avoid if you have a known history of allergy to Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet or any other medicines belonging to the group Beta Blockers.

Cardiogenic shock

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients suffering from cardiogenic shock.

Heart block greater than first degree

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients having a heart block greater than first degree.

Sinus Bradycardia

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients suffering from Bradycardia.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
General warnings

Cardiac Failure

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet can cause heart failure and reduced flow of blood to the especially in people having a heart disease. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring might be required based on the severity of the disease.

Major surgery

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet is given with caution in the patients who are scheduled for a major surgery. An anesthetic agent with little negative inotropic activity should be selected to minimize the effect on the heart.

Lung Disease

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet should be used with caution in the patients with lung disease who do not respond to other antihypertensives. Start with the lowest possible dose and increase the dose based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet should be administered with caution in patients with diabetes. It may mask the hypoglycemic symptoms. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Sports

It is advised to not indulge in certain sports while consuming this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of banned medicines published by World Anti-Doping Agency while participating in specific sports events.

Hyperthyroidism

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet should be administered with caution in patients with increased thyroid levels. Abrupt withdrawal of this medicine may lead to a life-threatening condition called thyroid-storm. Frequent monitoring of thyroid levels is necessary. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Pediatric use

The safety and efficacy of Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet has not been established in the pediatric population.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Consumption of alcohol while taking Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet may cause an additional lowering of the blood pressure. This may result in severe complication over time.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine, especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Medicine

Alprazolam

Theophylline

Calcium channel blockers

Disease interactions

Asthma

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet should not be used in patients suffering from bronchial asthma or any other lung diseases. Inform the doctor if you had any history of lung diseases or family history of lung disease. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Bradyarrhythmia/Av Block

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet or other beta blockers are not recommended in the patients with Sinus Bradyarrhythmia or heart block greater than the first degree. Inform the doctor if you have any heart diseases or family history of heart diseases. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Glaucoma

Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet should be administered with caution in a patients suffering from Glaucoma. It may further lower the pressure in the eye.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Corbis 2.5 MG Tablet with food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by blocking the receptors in the heart and reduces the contraction of the heart, thus reducing the blood pressure.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Cardioselective beta blockers

Schedule

Schedule H

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