Drug name: Bystolic
Bystolic generic name: Nebivolol
Strengths: 5mg, 10mg
Blood pressure is managed by this medication. This drug protects against stroke, heart attack, and renal disease. It works by inhibiting the effects of hormones like epinephrine on the heart and blood arteries, lowering heart rate, blood pressure, and heart strain. Nebivolol is the name for Bystolic generic.
Is Bystolic a Beta Blocker?
This medication is a Beta Blocker
How long does it take for Bystolic to work?
Bystolic’s full impact may take a few weeks. Even if you feel OK, continue taking it. Many people with high blood pressure don’t always feel ill.
This medication is a drug that may be taken with or without meals and is taken orally. It’s usually taken only once each day. Your condition and response will dictate the dosage. Bystolic 5 mg and Bystolic 10 mg are two potential Bystolic dosages.
Before use, consult your prescribing doctor if you have a history of:
- Heart problems
- Blood circulation problems
- Breathing problems
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Heart failure
- Mental/ mood disorders
- Muscle disease
- Overactive thyroid disease
- Serious allergic reactions (including those that needed epinephrine treatment)
Dizziness is a side effect of this medication.Addition of alcohol or cannabis may exacerbate this effect. As much as possible, reduce your alcohol usage. Do not drive, operate machinery, or engage in any other activity that necessitates attention until you are able to do so safely.
Before having any operations done, inform your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medicine.
If you have diabetes, this medicine may conceal hypoglycemia signs including a racing or pounding heart. Dizziness and perspiration, on the other hand, are unaffected. This medication may make controlling your blood sugar levels more difficult. Maintain a healthy blood sugar level by checking your readings on a frequent basis.
If you’re pregnant, you should avoid using this medicine. Unborn children may be affected by this drug. It can result in newborns having low birth weight. It might also imply that specific things, such as blood pressure, heart rate, blood sugar, or respiration, need to be watched.
Some possible interactions include:
- Cough-and-cold products
- Diet aids
Bystolic Side Effects:
- Slow heartbeat
- Trouble sleeping
- Reduce blood flow to hands/feet (causes them to feel cold)
- Blue fingers/toes
- Very slow heartbeat
- New/ worsening symptoms heart failure
- Mental/ mood changes
- Allergic reaction