What is Bystolic?Bystolic (nebivolol hydrochloride) is a beta-blocker used for treating hypertension (high blood pressure). It operates to reduce the blood pressure, relax blood vessels and ease heart rate to recover blood flow.
Bystolic must not be taken if you:
Have allergic reaction to any Bystolic ingredient.Suffer from asthma or circulation problems.Suffer from serious liver conditions.Take mibefradil.Suffer from severe heart problemsYou shouldn’t take Bystolic in case of following medical conditions:
If you are allergic to medications, foods or any other matter.If you are taking drugs for allergies.If you are pregnant or breast feeding (it may damage fetus and nursing infant).If you have a history of liver, kidney or lung diseases, diabetes, glaucoma, hypothyroidism, or blood vessel disease.If you suffer from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, Down syndrome or pheochromocytoma.If you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol (it may reduce the blood flow to hands and feet).If you have recently had heart attack.Bystolic overdosing commonly leads to bradycardia and hypotension. Bystolic overdose can manifest in following reactions: confusion, nervousness, excessive sweating, dizziness, trouble breathing, vomiting, pale or yellow skin and seizures.
Interaction with Medicines
Numerous prescribed and non prescribed medications, multivitamin supplements, herbal and dietary supplements can increase the risk of Bystolic side effects because of interaction. They include: medications for hypertension, diabetes, infections, inflammation, seizures and pains, ginseng, garlic, coenzyme Q10, ginko biloba, St. John’s wort and miberfradil (increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects).
Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
You must talk to you doctor in case you experience serious side effects such as: tiredness, swelling of ankles or feet, sudden weight gain or symptoms of asthma (shortness of breath, cough and wheezing).
Some patients had reported following side effects: abnormal hepatic function, acute kidney failure, erectile dysfunction, hypersensitivity, psoriasis, syncope, vomiting, rashes and skin disorders.
Serious allergic reaction to Bystolic isn’t common but it requires immediate medical attention. Symptoms of allergic reaction include: severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, rash, itching and swelling of face, tongue and throat.
The most common adverse reactions associated to Bystolic discontinuation are headache, nausea and slow heart rate.
There are other side effects listed below.
Cardiovascular Side Effects
Cardiovascular side effects include bradycardia, chest pain and peripheral edema.
Nervous System Side Effects
Nervous system side effects involve: headache, dizziness, sleeping problems, fatigue, paraesthesias and asthenia.
Gastrointestinal Side Effects
Gastrointestinal side effects include: nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Respiratory Side Effects
Respiratory side effects include dyspnea (sensation of breathlessness).
Dermatologic Side Effects
Dermatologic side effects include rash.
Metabolic Side Effects
Metabolic side effects include: hypercholesterolemia (high blood cholesterol) and hyperuricemia (abnormally elevated uric acid blood level).