Nebivolol is a beta-blocker that is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Generic name: Nebivolol
Brand name: Bystolic
Dosage form: oral tablet (10 mg; 2.5 mg; 20 mg; 5 mg)
Drug class: Cardioselective beta blockers
Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Prevention of Heart attack
Prevention of Stroke
Prevention of Migraine
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Nebicard 5 Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called long-acting beta-blocker. It works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.
In Prevention of Heart attack
Nebicard 5 Tablet helps lower your blood pressure and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This reduces the chances of you having a heart attack. It can also reduce the risk of dying if it is given immediately after a heart attack. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.
In Prevention of Stroke
Nebicard 5 Tablet reduces the risk of future strokes. It helps lower your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This reduces the chances of you having a stroke. Take it as advised by the doctor to get the maximum benefit.
In Prevention of Migraine
Nebicard 5 Tablet helps improve the flow of blood in your brain and prevents the abnormal activity of muscles that trigger migraines. It is a very effective medicine for preventing migraine attacks, however, it does not treat an attack that has already started. By preventing and reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.
Directions for use
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
You may take nebivolol with or without food.
Your blood pressure will need to be checked often.
If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using nebivolol.
You should not skip doses or stop using nebivolol suddenly. Stopping suddenly may make your condition worse or cause serious heart problems, including heart attack. Follow your doctor’s instructions about tapering your dose.
Keep using nebivolol as directed, even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medicine for the rest of your life.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Nebivolol may cause serious side effects. Call your doctor at once if you have:
A light-headed feeling, like you might pass out
Rapid weight gain
Shortness of breath
Slow or uneven heartbeats
Numbness or cold feeling in your hands and feet.
Common side effects of nebivolol may include:
Swelling in your legs
Do not skip doses or stop taking nebivolol without first talking to your doctor.⌖ medicines drugs beta-blockers nebivolol angina hypertension