Without a Prescription
Nebivolol is a beta-blocker.
Nebivolol is prescribed to treat high blood pressure.
Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly.
Nebivolol is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you have an unusual or allergic reaction to nebivolol, other beta-blockers, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- If you have breast-feeding;
- If you have diabetes;
- If you have heart or vessel disease like slow heartrate, worsening heart failure, heart block, sick sinus syndrome or raynaud's disease;
- If you have kidney disease;
- If you have liver disease;
- If you have lung disease like asthma or emphysema;
- If you have pheochromocytoma;
- If you have pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
- If you have thyroid disease;
Do not take Nebivolol with any of the following drugs:
- Medicines called beta blockers used for blood pressure;
Nebivolol can affect blood sugar levels.
Ask your doctor or health care professional what your heart rate and blood pressure should be, and when you should contact him or her.
Check your heart rate and blood pressure regularly while you are taking this medicine.
Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient.
Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice.
If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.
Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.
This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can make you more drowsy and dizzy. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you.
Nebivolol side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Yellowing of the eyes or skin;
- Unusually weak or tired;
- Unusual bleeding or bruising;
- Trouble sleeping;
- Swollen legs or ankles;
- Slow heart rate;
- Right upper belly pain;
- Loss of appetite, nausea;
- Light-colored stools;
- Irregular heartbeat;
- General ill feeling or flu-like symptoms;
- Dry or burning eyes;
- Dark urine;
- Cold, tingling, or numb hands or feet;
- Chest pain;
- Breathing problems;
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;