Bystolic Side Effects
Generic Name: nebivolol
Note: This document contains side effect information about nebivolol. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Bystolic.
Some side effects of Bystolic may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to nebivolol: oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, nebivolol (the active ingredient contained in Bystolic) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while 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
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking nebivolol: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 side effects of nebivolol may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them: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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