Over the last week I was given bisoprolol in place of propranolol SR 80mg x 2 daily due to heart palpitations (ventricular ectopic beat. I have never felt so ill. 3 days in I started with chronic anxiety, high blood pressure, sore throat, Chronic stomach acid and belching, nausea, dizziness, sleeplessness, faster pulse rate etc. 4 days in the dose was increased from 3.75mg to 5mg over the next 2 days I gradually could not function due to the side effects and felt very weak. I woke up with soaring blood pressure, I was given an ECG and apart from 1 ectopic beat this was normal but I felt very ill. I told the GP I was stopping the bisoprolol and going back to the Proranalol. I am on my third day in and I feel things are getting under better control, however I still feel quite fragile. I went from working full time running a house etc to someone who could not even prepare a drink. all in 5 days.
Has anyone else had an experience like this.