In the US, Bisoprolol (bisoprolol systemic) is a member of the drug class cardioselective beta blockers and is used to treat Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Premature Ventricular Depolarizations and Supraventricular Tachycardia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

β-adrenoceptor antagonist (beta blocker), cardioselective

Treatment of heart failure (adjunct)

Chemical Name

2-Propanol, 1-[4-[[2-(1-methylethoxy)ethoxy]methyl]phenoxy]-3-[(1-methylethyl)amino]-

Foreign Names

  • Bisoprololum (Latin)
  • Bisoprolol (German)
  • Bisoprolol (French)
  • Bisoprolol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Bisoprolol (OS: USAN, DCF, BAN)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • Bisoprolol fumarat (IS: 2:1)
  • CL 297939 (IS: Lederle)
  • EMD 33512 (IS: Lederle)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Bisoprolol fumarate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Bisoprololi fumaras (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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