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Bisoprolol is a cardioselective β1-adrenergic blocking agent used to treat high blood pressure.4,16 It is considered a potent drug with a long-half life that can be used once daily to reduce the need for multiple doses of antihypertensive drugs.4 Bisoprolol is generally well tolerated, likely due to its β1-adrenergic receptor selectivity and is a useful alternative to non-selective β-blocker drugs in the treatment of hypertension such as Carvedilol and Labetalol. It may be used alone or in combination with other drugs to manage hypertension16 and can be useful in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to its receptor selectivity.13

Small Molecule
Average: 325.443
Monoisotopic: 325.225308485
Chemical Formula
  • (+-)-1-((alpha-(2-Isopropoxyethoxy)-p-tolyl)oxy)-3-(isopropylamino)-2-propanol
  • (RS)-1-(4-(2-Isopropoxyethoxymethyl)phenoxy)-3-(isopropylamino)-2-propanol
  • Bisoprolol
  • Bisoprololum
External IDs
  • CL 297,939
  • CL 297939
  • EMD 33 512
  • EMD 33512


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Bisoprolol is indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension.16 It may be used off-label to treat heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and angina pectoris.1,2

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Bisoprolol decreases heart rate (chronotropy), decreases contractility (inotropy), and reduces blood pressure.14,16 The results of various clinical studies indicate that bisoprolol reduces cardiovascular mortality and all-cause mortality in patients with heart failure and decreased cardiac ejection fraction (EF).3,8

Mechanism of action

Though the mechanism of action of bisoprolol has not been fully elucidated in hypertension, it is thought that therapeutic effects are achieved through the antagonism of β-1adrenoceptors to result in lower cardiac output. Bisoprolol is a competitive, cardioselective β1-adrenergic antagonist. When β1-receptors (located mainly in the heart)14 are activated by adrenergic neurotransmitters such as epinephrine, both the blood pressure and heart rate increase, leading to greater cardiovascular work, increasing the demand for oxygen. Bisoprolol reduces cardiac workload by decreasing contractility and the need for oxygen through competitive inhibition of β1-adrenergic receptors.7,14

Bisoprolol is also thought to reduce the output of renin in the kidneys, which normally increases blood pressure. Additionally, some central nervous system effects of bisoprolol may include diminishing sympathetic nervous system output from the brain, decreasing blood pressure and heart rate.16

ABeta-1 adrenergic receptor
NBeta-2 adrenergic receptor

Bisoprolol is well absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract.17 The AUC is 642.87 and bioavailability of bisoprolol is about 90% due to the minimal first pass effects.1 Absorption is unaffected by food intake. Peak plasma concentrations of bisoprolol are attained within 2-4 hours and steady-state concentrations are achieved within 5 days of administration.16 In a pharmacokinetic study, the mean peak concentration of bisoprolol was 52 micrograms/L.6 Cmax at steady state concentrations of bisoprolol is 64±21 ng/ml administered at 10 mg daily.17

Volume of distribution

The volume of distribution of bisoprolol is 3.5 L/kg.17 The mean volume of distribution was found to be 230 L/kg in heart failure patients, which was similar to the volume of distribution in healthy patients.10 Bisoprolol is known to cross the placenta.15

Protein binding

Binding to serum proteins is approximately 30%.9,17


About 50% of a single bisoprolol dose is metabolized mainly by the enzyme CYP3A4 to inactive metabolites.16

Route of elimination

Bisoprolol is eliminated equally by both renal and hepatic pathways. About 50% of an oral dose is excreted unchanged in the urine with the remainder of the dose excreted as inactive bisoprolol metabolites. Under 2% of the ingested dose is found to be excreted in the feces.16,17


A pharmacokinetic study in 12 healthy individuals determined the mean plasma half-life of bisoprolol to be 10-12 hours.4 Another study comprised of healthy patients determined the elimination half-life to be approximately 10 hours.6 Renal impairment increased the half-life to 18.5 hours.6


Total body clearance in healthy patients was determined to be 14.2 L/h. In patients with renal impairment, clearance was reduced to 7.8 L/h. Hepatic dysfunction also reduced the clearance of bisoprolol.6

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LD50 information Oral LD50 of bisoprolol in the mouse was 730 mg/kg.20

Overdose information

Signs of a β-blocker overdose include cardiovascular symptoms such as hypotension, congestive heart failure, and bradycardia. Other symptoms such as bronchospasm, and hypoglycemia may occur. If an overdose occurs with bisoprolol, supportive treatment should be initiated. Glucagon has been shown to be beneficial in bradycardia and hypotension associated with beta-blocker overdosage.11 Hypoglycemia may be managed by administering IV glucose.16 Monitor the patient and administer atropine in cases of bradycardia, pressors and fluids in the case of hypotension, and conventional heart failure therapy if heart failure occurs. If heart block occurs, the patient must be closely monitored and isoproterenol infusion or transvenous cardiac pacemaker insertion should take place.16 For the management of overdose-related bronchospasm, administer bronchodilators with or without IV aminophylline. Limited research suggests that bisoprolol fumarate is not removed adequately by hemodialysis sessions.12,16

Affected organisms
  • Humans and other mammals
Bisoprolol Action PathwayDrug action
Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Drug Interactions
This information should not be interpreted without the help of a healthcare provider. If you believe you are experiencing an interaction, contact a healthcare provider immediately. The absence of an interaction does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.
AbacavirBisoprolol may decrease the excretion rate of Abacavir which could result in a higher serum level.
AbametapirThe serum concentration of Bisoprolol can be increased when it is combined with Abametapir.
AbemaciclibThe serum concentration of Abemaciclib can be increased when it is combined with Bisoprolol.
AcarboseThe therapeutic efficacy of Bisoprolol can be increased when used in combination with Acarbose.
AcebutololThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Bisoprolol is combined with Acebutolol.
AceclofenacAceclofenac may decrease the antihypertensive activities of Bisoprolol.
AcemetacinAcemetacin may decrease the antihypertensive activities of Bisoprolol.
AcetaminophenAcetaminophen may decrease the excretion rate of Bisoprolol which could result in a higher serum level.
AcetazolamideAcetazolamide may increase the excretion rate of Bisoprolol which could result in a lower serum level and potentially a reduction in efficacy.
AcetohexamideThe therapeutic efficacy of Acetohexamide can be increased when used in combination with Bisoprolol.
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Food Interactions
  • Take with or without food. The absorption is unaffected by food.


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Product Ingredients
IngredientUNIICASInChI Key
Bisoprolol fumarateUR59KN573L104344-23-2VMDFASMUILANOL-WXXKFALUSA-N
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Brand Name Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
BisoprololTablet10 mgOralSivem Pharmaceuticals Ulc2012-06-12Not applicableCanada flag
BisoprololTablet10 mgOralSorres Pharma Inc2009-02-262014-06-20Canada flag
BisoprololTablet10 mgOralSanis Health Inc2012-10-01Not applicableCanada flag
BisoprololTablet5 mgOralSivem Pharmaceuticals Ulc2012-06-12Not applicableCanada flag
BisoprololTablet5 mgOralSorres Pharma Inc2009-02-262014-06-20Canada flag
BisoprololTablet5 mgOralSanis Health Inc2012-10-01Not applicableCanada flag
Bisoprolol FumarateTablet10 mgOralSanis Health IncNot applicableNot applicableCanada flag
Bisoprolol FumarateTablet5 mgOralSanis Health IncNot applicableNot applicableCanada flag
Bisoprolol TabletsTabletOralSivem Pharmaceuticals Ulc2020-05-26Not applicableCanada flag
Bisoprolol TabletsTabletOralSivem Pharmaceuticals Ulc2020-05-26Not applicableCanada flag
Generic Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Apo-bisoprololTabletOralApotex Corporation2004-08-10Not applicableCanada flag
Apo-bisoprololTabletOralApotex Corporation2004-08-10Not applicableCanada flag
Ava-bisoprololTabletOralAvanstra Inc2011-08-222014-08-21Canada flag
Ava-bisoprololTabletOralAvanstra Inc2011-08-222014-08-21Canada flag
BisoprololTablet, film coated10 mg/1OralTrupharma, Llc2019-06-20Not applicableUS flag
BisoprololTablet, film coated10 mg/1Oralbryant ranch prepack2019-06-20Not applicableUS flag
BisoprololTablet, film coated5 mg/1OralTrupharma, Llc2019-06-20Not applicableUS flag
BisoprololTablet, film coated5 mg/1OralNucare Pharmaceuticals,inc.2019-06-20Not applicableUS flag
BisoprololTablet, film coated5 mg/1Oralbryant ranch prepack2019-06-20Not applicableUS flag
Bisoprolol FumarateTablet10 mg/1OralUnichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc.2009-09-21Not applicableUS flag
Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (2.5 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, coatedOralbryant ranch prepack2000-09-252012-03-01US flag
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (2.5 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, film coatedOralEdenbridge Pharmaceuticals LLC.2019-04-30Not applicableUS flag
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (10 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, coatedOralMed Pharma Co., Ltd.2011-07-192012-10-10US flag
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (5 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, coatedOralRebel Distributors2000-09-25Not applicableUS flag
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (10 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)TabletOralbryant ranch prepack2010-10-12Not applicableUS flag
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (5 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, coatedOralEon Labs, Inc.2000-09-252016-10-31US flag0185 070420180907 15195 llektx
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (10 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, coatedOralAv Kare, Inc.2000-03-022011-12-01US flag
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (2.5 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)TabletOralBlenheim Pharmacal, Inc.2013-11-15Not applicableUS flag29300 0187 01 nlmimage10 393a1cc0
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (5 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, coatedOralPhysicians Total Care, Inc.2002-01-15Not applicableUS flag00185 0704 05 nlmimage10 02048114
Bisoprolol Fumarate and HydrochlorothiazideBisoprolol fumarate (10 mg/1) + Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg/1)Tablet, film coatedOralPD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.2000-09-252019-09-30US flag


ATC Codes
C07FX04 — Bisoprolol and acetylsalicylic acidC07BB07 — Bisoprolol and thiazidesC07AB07 — BisoprololC09BX02 — Perindopril and bisoprololC09BX04 — Perindopril, bisoprolol and amlodipineC07FB07 — Bisoprolol and amlodipine
Drug Categories
Chemical TaxonomyProvided by Classyfire
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzylethers. These are aromatic ethers with the general formula ROCR' (R = alkyl, aryl; R'=benzene).
Organic compounds
Super Class
Benzene and substituted derivatives
Sub Class
Direct Parent
Alternative Parents
Phenoxy compounds / Phenol ethers / Alkyl aryl ethers / Secondary alcohols / 1,2-aminoalcohols / Dialkylamines / Dialkyl ethers / Organopnictogen compounds / Hydrocarbon derivatives
1,2-aminoalcohol / Alcohol / Alkyl aryl ether / Amine / Aromatic homomonocyclic compound / Benzylether / Dialkyl ether / Ether / Hydrocarbon derivative / Organic nitrogen compound
Molecular Framework
Aromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
secondary alcohol, secondary amine (CHEBI:3127)

Chemical Identifiers

CAS number
InChI Key


Synthesis Reference

Yoshihiro Iwao, Katsuyuki Ookubo, Katsuhiro Okada, Kunihiro Minami, Shuichiro Yuasa, "Adhesive Pharmaceutical Preparation Containing Bisoprolol." U.S. Patent US20090169604, issued July 02, 2009.

General References
  1. Lancaster SG, Sorkin EM: Bisoprolol. A preliminary review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and therapeutic efficacy in hypertension and angina pectoris. Drugs. 1988 Sep;36(3):256-85. doi: 10.2165/00003495-198836030-00002. [PubMed:2903820]
  2. Ishiguro H, Ikeda T, Abe A, Tsukada T, Mera H, Nakamura K, Yusu S, Yoshino H: Antiarrhythmic effect of bisoprolol, a highly selective beta1-blocker, in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Int Heart J. 2008 May;49(3):281-93. [PubMed:18612186]
  3. Metra M, Nodari S, Bordonali T, Milani P, Lombardi C, Bugatti S, Fontanella B, Verzura G, Danesi R, Dei Cas L: Bisoprolol in the treatment of chronic heart failure: from pathophysiology to clinical pharmacology and trial results. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2007 Aug;3(4):569-78. [PubMed:18472978]
  4. Leopold G, Ungethum W, Pabst J, Simane Z, Buhring KU, Wiemann H: Pharmacodynamic profile of bisoprolol, a new beta 1-selective adrenoceptor antagonist. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 1986 Sep;22(3):293-300. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.1986.tb02890.x. [PubMed:2876722]
  5. Nuttall SL, Routledge HC, Kendall MJ: A comparison of the beta1-selectivity of three beta1-selective beta-blockers. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2003 Jun;28(3):179-86. [PubMed:12795776]
  6. Kirch W, Rose I, Demers HG, Leopold G, Pabst J, Ohnhaus EE: Pharmacokinetics of bisoprolol during repeated oral administration to healthy volunteers and patients with kidney or liver disease. Clin Pharmacokinet. 1987 Aug;13(2):110-7. doi: 10.2165/00003088-198713020-00003. [PubMed:2887325]
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  9. Leopold G: Balanced pharmacokinetics and metabolism of bisoprolol. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1986;8 Suppl 11:S16-20. [PubMed:2439789]
  10. Cvan Trobec K, Grabnar I, Kerec Kos M, Vovk T, Trontelj J, Anker SD, Rosano G, Lainscak M: Bisoprolol pharmacokinetics and body composition in patients with chronic heart failure: a longitudinal study. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2016 Jul;72(7):813-22. doi: 10.1007/s00228-016-2041-1. Epub 2016 Mar 21. [PubMed:26996442]
  11. Peterson CD, Leeder JS, Sterner S: Glucagon therapy for beta-blocker overdose. Drug Intell Clin Pharm. 1984 May;18(5):394-8. [PubMed:6144498]
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Human Metabolome Database
KEGG Compound
PubChem Compound
PubChem Substance
Therapeutic Targets Database
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AHFS Codes
  • 24:24.00 — Beta-adrenergic Blocking Agents

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
4CompletedHealth Services ResearchHigh Blood Pressure (Hypertension) / Metabolic Syndromes1
4CompletedPreventionAdverse Effects / Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis / Insulin resistance syndrome1
4CompletedPreventionAtrial Fibrillation / Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) / Prevention1
4CompletedPreventionHigh Blood Pressure (Hypertension)1
4CompletedSupportive CareHigh Blood Pressure (Hypertension)1
4CompletedTreatmentBlood Pressures2
4CompletedTreatmentChronic Heart Failure (CHF)2
4CompletedTreatmentChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)2
4CompletedTreatmentCongestive Heart Failure (CHF)1
4CompletedTreatmentHeart Failure / Left Ventricular Dysfunction1


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Bisoprolol fumarate 5 mg tablet1.78USD tablet
Bisoprolol fumarate 10 mg tablet1.24USD tablet
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Experimental Properties
melting point (°C)100-103
boiling point (°C)445.0±45.0
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility0.0707 mg/mLALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)14.09ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)9.67ChemAxon
Physiological Charge1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count5ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area59.95 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count12ChemAxon
Refractivity92.15 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability38.5 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleNoChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Predicted ADMET Features
Human Intestinal Absorption+0.9445
Blood Brain Barrier-0.9077
Caco-2 permeable+0.6149
P-glycoprotein substrateSubstrate0.7785
P-glycoprotein inhibitor INon-inhibitor0.807
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IINon-inhibitor0.7821
Renal organic cation transporterNon-inhibitor0.8568
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-substrate0.8134
CYP450 2D6 substrateSubstrate0.8919
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-substrate0.6113
CYP450 1A2 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9046
CYP450 2C9 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.9071
CYP450 2D6 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.923
CYP450 2C19 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.9485
CYP450 3A4 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.8373
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityLow CYP Inhibitory Promiscuity0.9766
Ames testNon AMES toxic0.9064
BiodegradationNot ready biodegradable0.8962
Rat acute toxicity2.0089 LD50, mol/kg Not applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Weak inhibitor0.7877
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Non-inhibitor0.6611
ADMET data is predicted using admetSAR, a free tool for evaluating chemical ADMET properties. (23092397)


Mass Spec (NIST)
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SpectrumSpectrum TypeSplash Key
Predicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MSPredicted GC-MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positive (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positive (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positive (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negative (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negative (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negative (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-004i-0109000000-564ffde4ea3f59c4126f
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-014i-2903000000-5e5b905ef2026aa7f011
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-00xr-9800000000-99ce6ca7b3171d63af09
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-00di-9600000000-bfefc02f00a4439a34ba
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-05fr-9500000000-4b91d206ced038eff35c
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-0ab9-9400000000-dd6baeb57f900d719aa9
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-004i-0209000000-0f37dcfed3fc1c82c470
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-014i-5902000000-dae2a435db6b3ea664cd
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-05fr-9200000000-1cce569461a677bb6467
MS/MS Spectrum - , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-004i-0209000000-65dd49cd88f0ec134445
LC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , positiveLC-MS/MSsplash10-00or-5709000000-360e67ed724045a9c01b


Pharmacological action
General Function
Receptor signaling protein activity
Specific Function
Beta-adrenergic receptors mediate the catecholamine-induced activation of adenylate cyclase through the action of G proteins. This receptor binds epinephrine and norepinephrine with approximately e...
Gene Name
Uniprot ID
Uniprot Name
Beta-1 adrenergic receptor
Molecular Weight
51322.1 Da
  1. Breed JG, Ciampricotti R, Tromp GP, Valster FA, Lageweg E, Van Bortel LM: Quality of life perception during antihypertensive treatment: a comparative study of bisoprolol and enalapril. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1992;20(5):750-5. [PubMed:1280737]
  2. Brouri F, Hanoun N, Mediani O, Saurini F, Hamon M, Vanhoutte PM, Lechat P: Blockade of beta 1- and desensitization of beta 2-adrenoceptors reduce isoprenaline-induced cardiac fibrosis. Eur J Pharmacol. 2004 Feb 6;485(1-3):227-34. [PubMed:14757145]
  3. Bruck H, Leineweber K, Temme T, Weber M, Heusch G, Philipp T, Brodde OE: The Arg389Gly beta1-adrenoceptor polymorphism and catecholamine effects on plasma-renin activity. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Dec 6;46(11):2111-5. Epub 2005 Nov 4. [PubMed:16325050]
  4. Lipworth BJ, Irvine NA, McDevitt DG: A dose-ranging study to evaluate the beta 1-adrenoceptor selectivity of bisoprolol. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 1991;40(2):135-9. [PubMed:1676675]
  5. Mauz AB, Pelzer H: Beta-adrenoceptor-binding studies of the cardioselective beta blockers bisoprolol, H-I 42 BS, and HX-CH 44 BS to heart membranes and intact ventricular myocytes of adult rats: two beta 1-binding sites for bisoprolol. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1990 Mar;15(3):421-7. [PubMed:1691366]
  6. Chen X, Ji ZL, Chen YZ: TTD: Therapeutic Target Database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):412-5. [PubMed:11752352]
Pharmacological action
Curator comments
At higher doses, bisoprolol antagonizes the B2 receptors, but is normally selective for B1 receptors.
General Function
Protein homodimerization activity
Specific Function
Beta-adrenergic receptors mediate the catecholamine-induced activation of adenylate cyclase through the action of G proteins. The beta-2-adrenergic receptor binds epinephrine with an approximately ...
Gene Name
Uniprot ID
Uniprot Name
Beta-2 adrenergic receptor
Molecular Weight
46458.32 Da
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  2. Summary of product characteristics [Link]


Pharmacological action
General Function
Vitamin d3 25-hydroxylase activity
Specific Function
Cytochromes P450 are a group of heme-thiolate monooxygenases. In liver microsomes, this enzyme is involved in an NADPH-dependent electron transport pathway. It performs a variety of oxidation react...
Gene Name
Uniprot ID
Uniprot Name
Cytochrome P450 3A4
Molecular Weight
57342.67 Da
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Pharmacological action
General Function
Xenobiotic-transporting atpase activity
Specific Function
Energy-dependent efflux pump responsible for decreased drug accumulation in multidrug-resistant cells.
Gene Name
Uniprot ID
Uniprot Name
Multidrug resistance protein 1
Molecular Weight
141477.255 Da
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Drug created on June 13, 2005 13:24 / Updated on February 24, 2021 19:34