Zebeta is a drug composed of the main active ingredient Bisoprolol Fumarate. It is indicated for the treatment of High blood pressure. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, the well-known pharmaceutical company manufactures this medicine. It is available in dosages as 2.5 mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg.
Manufacturer: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Active Ingredient: The main active ingredient in the medicine is Bisoprolol Fumarate. It is the fumarate salt with antihypertensive and shows activities of potential cardioprotective. The ingredient binds to and blocks beta-1 adrenergic receptors in the heart so as to decrease the cardiac contractility. By reducing cardiac output, it lowers blood pressure. Additionally, this agent exhibits antihypertensive activity through the inhibition of renin secretion.
Indications: This mentioned medicine is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure i.e. hypertension. It works by lowering of high blood pressure that helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Zebeta belongs to a class of drugs known as beta-blockers, which blocks the action of certain natural chemicals in the bodies. The chemical such as epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. It results in the lowering of the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
Action Mechanism: This effective medicine works by blocking the effect of norepinephrine and epinephrine on the nerves reaching the heart and blood vessels. The beta-blockers act by reducing heart rate and the force with which the heart contracts. It may reduce the blood pressure by dilating blood vessels but may constrict air passages by stimulating the muscles surrounding the air passages.
The condition Angina occurs when the heart's need for oxygen exceeds the supply of oxygen-carrying blood. Zebeta slows down the heart rate and decreases the force with which the heart muscle contracts. This pill reduces the work of the heart and the demand of the heart for oxygen.
Dosages: This beta-blocker drug is available in various dosages as follows:
- 2.5 mg: This medicine is to be taken with or without food, usually once a day exactly as directed by the doctor
- 5 mg: It is recommended to consume this pill once a day with or without food, not against the prescription by the doctor
- 10 mg: Administer the pill as directed by the doctor, usually once a day
Note: This medicine should not be consumed by pregnant women, it may show adverse effects on an unborn baby.