Bystolic Side Effects
Generic Name: nebivolol
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of nebivolol. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Bystolic.
Not all side effects for Bystolic may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to nebivolol: oral tablet
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by nebivolol (the active ingredient contained in Bystolic). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking nebivolol:Less common
- Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
- chest pain or discomfort
- difficult or labored breathing
- lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
- rapid weight gain
- shortness of breath
- slow or irregular heartbeat
- tightness in the chest
- tingling of the hands or feet
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- unusual weight gain or loss
If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking nebivolol, get emergency help immediately:Symptoms of overdose
- Absence of or decrease in body movement
- blue lips, fingernails, or skin
- blurred vision
- cold sweats
- cool, pale skin
- decreased urine output
- dilated neck veins
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- dry mouth
- extreme fatigue
- fast heartbeat
- increased hunger
- increased sweating
- increased thirst
- irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
- loss of appetite
- mood changes
- muscle pain or cramps
- nausea or vomiting
- noisy breathing
- numbness in the hands, feet, or lips
- slurred speech
- troubled breathing
- weight gain
Some of the side effects that can occur with nebivolol may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:More common
- Mild headache
- trouble sleeping
- unable to sleep
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to nebivolol: oral tablet
The most common adverse events leading to discontinuation of nebivolol (the active ingredient contained in Bystolic) in clinical trials were headache (0.4%), nausea (0.2%), and bradycardia (0.2%).
Cardiovascular side effects have included bradycardia, chest pain, and peripheral edema.
Nervous system side effects have included headache, dizziness, paraesthesias, asthenia, insomnia, and fatigue.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea.
Dermatologic side effects have included rash.
Metabolic side effects have included hypercholesterolemia and hyperuricemia.
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