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Bystolic Nebivolol Pill
Yes: Absolutely and it will go twice as far provided that 5mg qd is the right dose for you. The other question is whether you are reducing it on your own or this directed by your physician? Please don't reduce on your own unless you've discussed with your md. ...Read more
Recently placed on ramped up dose of bystolic (nebivolol) to 20mg. No problems with 5 or 10mg. Hanover feeling with 20mg pill. Is that a high dosage?
Incomplete data...: Yes, of course. But, it would be wise to re-ask this question with more facts such as what is your blood pressure now; what was it before? How soon or fast did the ramp up to the 20 mg dose happen. But, without your current blood pressure and a bit of history this question is not easy to give a full answer. ...Read more
Dr is switching me from 5 mg of bystolic (nebivolol) to 2.5 to offset cost initially can the 5 mg tabs be split with a pill cutter. They are not scored?
Yes: These can be cut but use a good quality splitter to avoid too much crushing or variation in the pieces. ...Read more
Can taking beta-blockers like Metoprolol, Bystolic, (nebivolol) and Atenolol affect if your trying to make an effort to grow taller at 18? I'm taking pills.
Can you take GNC ripped vitapak for women if you are on bystolic (nebivolol) and digoxin? It has niacin and water pill in it.
Not a good idea!: This product has a compendium of some useful ingredients, but mostly at ineffective doses. Heart over stimulation is possible from the "thermogenic blend" that has 200 mg caffeine and may have other harmful heart effects. No diuretic rx is included, but a diuretic effect from caffeine dose would be expected. The added Niacin is at an insignificant dose and not interactive. There are better otc's. ...Read more
It isn't scored.: I can't find anything on any sites about ability to cut the pill. However it does come in a 5mg strength. Sometimes when pills are not scored - they aren't meant to be broken. Hopefully, another physician on healthtap can provide you a more definitive answer than mine. Take care. ...Read more
Most: Bystolic (nebivolol) doen't have significant interaction with other meds, but because it lowers blood pressure, caution must be taken with other blood pressure medications to make sure blood pressure is not lowered too much. Because it is a beta blocker and can lower heart rate, use with caution with other meds that may slow the heart rate, such as diltiazem or verapamil. ...Read more
Beta Blocker: There are many beta blockers available, you need to speak to the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Beta-Adrenergic Bloc: Bystolic (nebivolol) is in a class of drugs called beta-adrenergic blocking agents. Some drugs in this class are atenolol, metoprolol, Acebutolol which can be used for treating high blood pressure.Please discuss with your doctor to see which other generic would be good/ affordable for you. As no matter how good a drug is, it does no good if it is not taken. Hope you/your doctor can agree on what is right for you. ...Read more
Currently taking bystolic (nebivolol) 5mg switched dr's & he doesn't want me to take it anymore how safe to quit this med??
Bystolic (nebivolol): Also called nebivolol, is a beta blocker used to treat hypertension. 5 mg is a low dose and it is safe to stop if your doctor advised so. Whenever your physician orders tests or makes changes in medications be sure to ask "why? ". Your doctor will be happy to explain his or her rationale. :) ...Read more
My dr. Is stopping 5 mg of bystolic (nebivolol) after being on it for 4 months.......how long until it is entirely out of your body?
Half life is 12 hrs: So in 2-3 days it shoukd be diwn to negligible levels ...Read more
Dr said ok to stop 5 mg bystolic (nebivolol). Can you split or cut 5 mg bystolic (nebivolol). Can you safely go to 2.5 mg or do you need to do 3.75 mg for a week then 2.5 mg
Controlled: It would be considered a well controlled bp. ...Read more
Ok: Your BP is ok -- are you feeling ok? ...Read more
Taking losartan 50 & bystolic (nebivolol) 5 goin to Vegas & wud like to have a couple of drinks would this be ok?
Not recommended: Both losartan and bystolic (nebivolol) may have an additive effect of lowering blood pressure when combined with alcohol. One might experience headache, lightheadedness, changes in heart rate, or fainting with this combination. For this reason, it I can be recommended to abstain from alcohol while on these medications. ...Read more
Sure: I don't think there is any absolute conversion, but this seems like a pretty reasonable change in medications. It may be that your doctor is trying to get better control of your blood pressure? Atenolol, an older drug, may be much more affordable. Anyway ask the person who prescribed it what they were thinking. Hope the new drug works great for you and you feel healthy. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Too low a blood pressure is really relatively, as some people tolerate lower blood pressures better than others. If you don't feel fatigued, lightheaded, dizzy, or lightheaded while going from lying down to seated or seated to standing, then it's not too concerning at all. If you do have some of these symptoms you may want to review this with your doctor. ...Read more
Is it safe to quit bystolic (nebivolol) 5 mg on it for a year new dr doesn't want me to take it Thanks?
Should be reduced: Slowly (tapered down) to 2.5 mg (1/2 tab) for 1 week then 1/2 tab every other day, until done. Rapid discontinuation of a beta blocker like Bystolic (nebivolol) can cause rebound hypertension. Not sure of the logic since Bystolic (nebivolol) is an excellent medication unless you are having side effects. ...Read more
On bystolic (nebivolol) 10 mg for blood press. Works great for about 12 hours then b/p shoots up. Is their an extended release? Can I take it twice?
Check with doctor: Don't change your medication unless your provider reviews and approves. There are medication "cousins" of bystolic (nebivolol) that are extended release. At age 18, why you have high blood pressure should be looked at closely and what happens at the end of the 12 hours to have it jump. What is your lifestyle? . Weight, nutrition, salt intake and more... ...Read more
I am being tapered off of Bystolic (nebivolol) 2.5 mg. The PA said for one week to take it every other day, the second every two day, and the third just once. Ok?
Beta block taper: It seems appropriateGet a more detailed answer ›
Nothing good: If you are on a beta blocker, I assume its either for a heart rhythm problem or for hypertension. Alcohol makes both of these conditions worse, as well as having potential drug-drug interactions. While "social" drinking (i.e. No more than 2 standard drinks on an occasion) would not likely have major effects if done very occasionally, more regular or heavier drinking is bad for either condition. ...Read more
Yes: Use as directed by your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›