Generic Bystolic (NEBIVOLOL HCL)
Also known as: Nebilet Plus
Active ingredient: NEBIVOLOL HCL.
Product Code: PR10401
Generic Bystolic is a prescription drug that is used in treating and controlling high blood pressure. In some countries, it is also prescribed for left ventricular failure.Classification and Mechanism of Action
Generic Bystolic is a beta blocker drug which is quite unique in its pharmacological properties and mechanism of action. Generic Bystolic helps lower the blood pressure by reducing peripheral vascular resistance and by potentiating nitric oxide effects, most notably the vasodilatory effect. Like other beta blockers, it also affects the heart and additionally lowers the blood pressure.Looking after your drug
You should store Generic Bystolic in dry place, away from light and heat.How to take the medication
You need to take your Generic Bystolic exactly as prescribed. You should take the exact doses that were prescribed for as long as you were told to take the drug. You should be regular and take your Generic Bystolic at the same time every day. Your doctor will most likely want to check your blood pressure often. You will achieve the best results if you also do exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet to further lower your blood pressure.Dosage
Generic Bystolic is dosed differently for different people. The recommended starting dose is 5 mg daily which can go to up to 40 mg daily.Overdose
If you suspect an overdose on Generic Bystolic, seek emergency medical help. The symptoms of an overdose on Generic Bystolic may include dizziness, troubles breathing, vomiting, slow heat rate, fainting.Missed Dose
If you skip a dose, take it when you remember it. Do not take it if your next scheduled dose is near.Warnings and Precautions
Taking Generic Bystolic may result in impaired thinking and reactions. Do not drive or operate any machinery until you are sure the side effects have subsided. Limit alcohol intake when using Generic Bystolic. Do not stop using the drug before your treatment is completed.Possible Side Effects
Less serious side effects of Generic Bystolic may include tiredness, diarrhea, headaches, nausea, stomach pain, insomnia. More serious side effects of Generic Bystolic may include swelling of feet and ankles, uneven heartbeats, cold feeling in the feet and hands, shortness of breath. If you experience any of those, contact your physician.Treating hypertension
Hypertension is a very common condition in the Western world and I can lead to a number of health issues and cardiovascular events. This is why it is important to control this condition and Generic Bystolic is a medication that is often used to do this. It lowers the blood pressure significantly and it is well tolerated by the vast majority of users.When the drug should not be used
Generic Bystolic should not be used in patients with hepatic insufficiency, children, pregnant women and breastfeeding women. People who are allergic to nebivolol should also avoid using the drug Generic Bystolic.How long should you take the drug
You will need to use Generic Bystolic for as long as the doctor has instructed you to do. You may not be experiencing any symptoms of high blood pressure but this does not mean that you do not have hypertension. Your doctor should be the only one to stop the regimen.