Can You Get a Zebeta Prescription Online?
If you have high blood pressure, you may have heard about Zebeta. It’s a medication that helps lower blood pressure. You may wondering, can you get a Zebeta prescription online? The short answer is yes. But first, let’s talk about how Zebeta works, the benefits and side effects of Zebeta, as well as the potential risks to help you decide whether Zebeta is right for you. Then we’ll tell you how you can can get a Zebeta prescription online.
What is Zebeta?
Zebeta is the brand name for Bisoprolol, which is in a class of drugs called beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents (beta-blockers) that also includes atenolol (Tenormin), propranolol (Inderal), and timolol (Blocadren).
Like other beta-blockers, Zebeta is used to treat high blood pressure. High blood pressure can cause heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. Since Zebeta can lower blood pressure, it reduces those risks.
How Does Zebeta Work?
Zebeta and other beta-blockers work by preventing certain natural chemicals (like norepinephrine) from affecting your heart and blood vessels. This reduces your blood pressure, heart rate, and strain on your heart.
Zebeta Dosage and Treatment
Your doctor must determine your Zebeta dosage. While most people start at a dose of 5 mg, taken once a day, some may start at a dose as low as 2.5 mg. Depending on the person’s needs, doses may eventually be as high as 20 mg per day.
Benefits of Zebeta
The benefits of Zebeta include lowered blood pressure, which reduces the likelihood of having a stroke, heart attack, or kidney problems.
Side Effects of Zebeta
As with any medication, Zebeta does have the potential to cause side effects. Your doctor must decide if the risk of potential side effects is worth the benefit you’d get from Zebeta. Potential side effects of Zebeta include:
- Insomnia (trouble sleeping)
- Low blood pressure
- Mood or mental changes
- Joint pain
- Cold symptoms like runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough
- Slow heart rate
- Tingling, numbness, or cold feeling in your feet or hands
- Shortness of breath, rapid weight gain, or swelling
- Fluttering in your chest or rapid heartbeat
- Wheezing, trouble breathing, chest spasms
- Vision problems or eye pain
If you experience the above symptoms talk to your doctor about changing your Zebeta dose or discontinuing the medication.
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Considerations and Precautions of Zebeta
Zebeta is generally considered safe, but it isn’t an appropriate medication for everybody. You should always tell your doctor about your current and past medical history as well as the medications you currently take, including vitamins, supplements, and over the counter medications.
Other medications can cause serious interactions when taken with Zebeta. In some cases, the two medications should not be taken together at all. In other instances, dosages of one or both medications can be modified so that both drugs can be taken together. Always tell your doctor about all medications you are taking, especially any of the following:
- Calcium channel blockers (CCBs), especially diltiazem (Cardizem, Tiazac) and verapamil (Calan, Isoptin)
- Digoxin (Lanoxin)
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like naproxen (Aleve) and ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)
- Insulin or oral diabetes medicine)
Other Zebeta Considerations
People with certain medical conditions should not take Zebeta, or they may need different dosages or additional monitoring. Tell your doctor about your past and current medical history, including:
- Severe heart failure
- “AV block”
- Slow heartbeats that have caused you to faint
- Coronary artery disease (hardened arteries)
- Heart problems like congestive heart failure
- Breathing disorders like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Circulation problems (like Raynaud’s syndrome)
- Kidney or liver disease
- History of allergies
- Myasthenia gravis
- Mood or mental disorders (like depression)
- Thyroid disorder
Can You Buy Zebeta Online?
You may find websites claiming that you can buy prescription medications like Zebeta from other countries and have them sent directly to you. However, federal law requires that you speak with a doctor before getting any prescription medication.
Luckily, there is still a way that you can buy Zebeta online. With online doctors like PlushCare, you can have a phone or video appointment with a reputable doctor. If they decide that Zebeta (or another medication) is appropriate for you, they can electronically send a prescription to your local pharmacy, where you can pick it up once it’s ready.
When booking you’ll input your medical history and current medications, which will help ensure that the doctor doesn’t prescribe a medication that could cause complications for you. You’ll then have a video or phone appointment with one of our trusted doctors who will decide if Zebeta is right for you. If they think that Zebeta is the best medication for your condition, they will send an electronic prescription to your pharmacy, where you can pick it up when it’s ready.
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