Bystolic (Nebivolol) belongs to a class of medications called beta blockers. Nebivolol is used to treat high blood pressure. This medication works by relaxing the blood vessels that help slow the heart rate to improve blood flow and decrease blood pressure. This medication helps reduce the risk of a stroke or heart attack in patients with high blood pressure.
Doctor's prescription is required to use this medicine.
Always use Bystolic (Nebivolol) as directed by your physician.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets.
Bystolic (Nebivolol) comes as a tablet. You can take this medication with or without food. Take Bystolic at the same time every day. Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. If you suddenly stop taking this it could lead to serious heart-related effects.
Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Always use Bystolic (Nebivolol) exactly as directed by your doctor.
Before using Bystolic, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or any other medications. Tell your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history. Tell your doctor about all the other prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking.
To ensure Bystolic is safe to use, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:
• severe liver disease; or
• a heart problem such as heart block, sick sinus syndrome, slow heart rate, or heart failure.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking nebivolol, call your doctor.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
Contact your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Common Bystolic side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
In case of overdose, seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line.
Overdose symptoms may include slow heart rate, dizziness, vomiting, trouble breathing, or feeling like you might pass out.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at room temperature. Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed.
Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
What should I avoid while taking Bystolic?
Bystolic may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.