Bystolic (Nebivolol)

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Bystolic is a prescription medication used to treat hypertension or high blood pressure. It belongs to a group of drugs known as beta blockers. Bystolic works by relaxing the walls of the blood vessels, allowing for better blood flow throughout the body.

Bystolic Tablets may be used alone or with other medications. It helps to lower cholesterol levels and can reduce the need for other medications that may have unwanted side effects. It can also help to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular conditions.

Uses and Dosage

Bystolic (nebivolol) comes in the form of a scored tablet and is typically taken once daily with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor. The dosage will depend on your medical condition and response to treatment, but the recommended starting dose is 5 mg once daily.

To get the most benefit from your medication, take it at the same time each day. Setting an alarm or tying it to a daily routine like brushing your teeth can help you remember to take it. Take the medication as prescribed by your doctor and do not take more or less than the recommended dosage.

For the medication nebivolol (Bystolic), the typical starting dose is 5 mg orally once daily. Depending on how your body responds, the dose may be increased up to 40 mg daily in intervals of two weeks. It is important to note that the dose may vary if you have any existing liver or kidney issues.

Side Effects

Serious Common Side Effects Bystolic Include:

  • A light-headed feeling, like you might pass out
  • Numbness or cold feeling in your hands and feet
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Slow or uneven heartbeats

Common Side Effects Bystolic Include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Slow heartbeats
  • Swelling in your legs
  • Tiredness

Form and Strength

Bystolic and its generic alternative Nebivolol are available in the following forms and strengths:

Bystolic: Scored Tablet

  • 2.5 mg
  • 5 mg
  • 10 mg
  • 20 mg

Nebivolol: Scored Tablet

  • 2.5 mg
  • 5 mg
  • 10 mg
  • 20 mg


  • Bystolic (Nebivolol) can cause dizziness and drowsiness and can be made worse using alcohol or marijuana (cannabis). You should not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires alertness until you can do it safely.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol and using marijuana (cannabis) while taking Bystolic and talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).
  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history before taking Bystolic, particularly if you have any of the following conditions: heart rhythm problems such as a slow heartbeat, second- or third-degree atrioventricular block, blood circulation problems such as Raynaud's disease or peripheral vascular disease, breathing problems such as asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema, kidney or liver disease, heart failure, mental/mood disorders such as depression, myasthenia gravis, hyperthyroidism, serious allergic reactions that require treatment with epinephrine.
  • Before taking nebivolol, it is important to inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any known allergies to it or any other substances. Additionally, nebivolol may contain inactive ingredients that could lead to allergic reactions or other issues. It is recommended to speak with your pharmacist for more information.
  • Children may be more vulnerable to developing hypoglycemia, particularly if they are vomiting or not following a regular eating schedule. If your child cannot eat regularly, is vomiting, or displays any symptoms of low blood sugar (including sweating or seizures), stop the medication, and seek medical attention immediately.
  • When pregnant, Bystolic should only be used when absolutely necessary. Babies born to mothers who have taken this medication during pregnancy may have a reduced birth weight and should be monitored for potential issues such as low blood pressure, slow heartbeat, hypoglycemia, and diminished/shallow breathing.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is Bystolic safe long term?

Bystolic is safe for long-term use, but taking the drug for a long time may cause the following side effects:

How long does it take for Bystolic to lower BP?

Nebivolol (Bystolic) can lower your blood pressure within the first two weeks of treatment. But it will be different for everyone, especially since your provider might raise your dose every few weeks when you first start.

How often should you take Bystolic?

BYSTOLIC is taken once a day, alone or with other high blood pressure medicines, and with or without food.


It's important to purchase Bystolic from verified Canadian pharmacy.

Additional information

Generic name:



Scored Tablet, Tablet


2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg, 20mg

Quantities Available:

28, 30, 56, 60, 84, 90, 100