Atenolol comes in three strengths: 2.5mg, 5mg and 10mg.
What are Nebivolol Tablets?
Nebivolol tablets belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers. This medication may be used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
How does Nebivolol work as a treatment for High Blood Pressure?
Nebivolol works by affecting the response to nerve impulses in certain parts of the body, like the heart. It does this by slowing down your heart rate, and making your heart beat with less force. This makes it easier for your heart to pump your blood around your body, which lowers your blood pressure. When the blood pressure is lowered, the amount of blood and oxygen is increased to the heart .
What is High Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure is added workload to the heart and arteries. If this added pressure continues for a long period of time, the heart and arteries may not function properly. This can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. High blood pressure may also increase the risk of heart attacks. With controlled treatment of high blood pressure these problems may be less likely to occur.
Emergency supplys of Nebivolol:
Nebivolol is a prescription only medicine and should be purchased only as an Emergency Supply. You will need to fill out a questionnaire, which is then reviewed to make sure Nebivolol is a suitable treatment for you. If your order is approved, your Nebivolol can be sent directly to you.
Warnings and Precautions
Always take this medication exactly as directed by a healthcare professional.
Keep out of sight and Reach of children.
If you are taking any new medications even over the counter medicines whilst taking Nebivolol you should make your GP aware to prevent interactions.
Avoid or limit alcohol comsumption whilst taking Nebivolol. (Alcohol with atenolol can cause you blood pressure to drop to low and dizziness).
How do I take Nebivolol Tablets?
Nebivolol must be used exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If you are unsure contact your GP.
Common dose for hypertension is:
ONE 5 mg tablet per day, and the maximum dosage is 40 mg per day.
Dosage may vary according to your condition.
It should be taken at the same time each day, with a glass of water.
What are the side effects of Nebivolol Tablets?
More common side effects
- Mild headache
- trouble sleeping
- unable to sleep
Any concerns or queries regarding any side effects this medicine has caused or could cause you can call your GP or our pharmacist.
If you have any severe side effects seek medical assistance as soon as possible.