Concor

Used for: Chronic heart failure, High blood pressure, Prevention and treatment of angina
Chinese name:

What is Concor?

Concor is a brand product that contains Bisoprolol, which belongs to a class of medications called beta-blockers. It works by slowing down the activity of your heart to reduce blood pressure. It also makes your heart work less hard to treat heart conditions like chronic heart failure and angina.

How to use it?

Concor is available as tablets.

 

For high blood pressure and angina, take 5mg once daily, adjusted according to the response. The usual maintenance dose is 10mg once daily. The maximum daily dose is 20mg.


For chronic heart failure, start with 1.25mg once daily, which may be doubled after 1 week if tolerated, then gradually increase at intervals of 1-4 weeks. The maximum daily dose is 10mg.

What are the side effects of Concor?

Common side effects of Concor include slow heartbeat, oedema, dizziness, shortness of breath, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, headache, and low blood glucose.

Who should not take Concor?

  • People who are allergic to any component of Concor or any beta-blockers
  • Patients with asthma 
  • Patients with certain heart conditions like cardiogenic shock, low blood pressure, heart rate slower than normal, heart block
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Where to buy Concor in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Concor is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.


For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk

Need more information?

For detailed information about the use of Concor in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.

Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.

Available dosage
  • 2.5mg / 5mg (Tablets)
Drug class
Antianginal Agents, Antihypertensives, Antiarrhythmics
Sub class
Beta Blockers
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