What are Nebivolol and valsartan?
Nebivolol and Valsartan are medications that are used by the adult population to control hypertension.
Nebivolol and valsartan could be used to treat conditions not mentioned in this medication guide.
Side effects of Nebivolol and valsartan
See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, hives, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,
Nebivolol and valsartan could cause serious adverse side effects. Contact your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:
- Feeling like you might pass out;
- Very slow heartbeats
- Low blood sugar: headache or hunger, sweating, anxiety, confusion, dizziness, fast heart rate, or feeling nervous;
- Heart attack symptoms: chest pressure or pain; pain that spreads into your shoulder or jaw; nausea; sweating;
- Heart issues: swelling, rapidly gaining weight, and feeling tired;
- Kidney issues: swelling, less urination, being tired or exhausted,
- High blood potassium causes nausea and weakness. It can also cause tingling sensations, chest discomfort, and irregular heartbeats that slow down.
Common negative effects of nebivolol and valsartan could include:
- Slow heartbeats.
This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Avoid using it during pregnancy. Stop taking nebivolol or valsartan and inform your doctor as soon as possible if you are pregnant.
Before you take this drug
This medication is for you if you have an allergy to nebivolol and valsartan or if you suffer from:
- A serious heart issue like "sick sinus syndrome" or "AV block" (unless you are a patient with an implanted pacemaker);
- Severe heart failure with a heart (that necessitated you to be admitted to the hospital or take specific medications);
- Extremely slow heartbeats (severe bradycardia) as well as
- Serious liver disease that is severe.
If you suffer from diabetes, take care not to take valsartan or nebivolol in conjunction with any other medication that contains the ingredient aliskiren (a blood pressure medication).
It is also possible to stay clear of taking nebivolol or valsartan with aliskiren when you have kidney problems.
Inform your doctor if you have had or have ever been diagnosed with:
- Low blood pressure;
- Heart issues;
- Asthma or lung disease
- Thyroid disorder;
- Blood flow issues in your legs and feet (peripheral vascular disease);
- Pheochromocytoma (tumor in the adrenal gland);
- An extremely allergic reaction to blood pressure medication
- If you're following a diet that has low salt levels,
- If you're planning to have surgery that requires the use of general anesthesia,
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease (or those who are taking dialysis).
Do not take this medication when you are pregnant. Stop taking this medication and notify your doctor immediately if you find yourself pregnant. Nebivolol as well as valsartan could cause death or injury to the baby's mother when you take the medication in the third or second trimester.Do not breastfeed.
How to Take valsartan and nebivolol?
Follow the instructions on the prescription label and review all medication guides and instructions. Your doctor might alter the dose you take. Follow the medication precisely as prescribed.Nebivolol can be taken along with valsartan without or with food.
You shouldn't stop taking nebivolol or the valsartan drug suddenly, even if you feel well. If you stop abruptly, you could be prone to experiencing chest pain or even a heart attack. If you must quit taking the medicine, take your doctor's advice on tapering the dose.
Your blood pressure is likely to be checked regularly. The levels of potassium and kidney function could also require a check.
It is possible that you have low blood pressure when taking nebivolol or valsartan. Contact your doctor if you are suffering from nausea, diarrhea, or sweating more than normal.
If you suffer from hypertension, you should continue the medication even if you feel fine. The presence of high blood pressure is often accompanied by no signs.Close tightly to keep at room temperature, far from heat and humidity.
Details on dosage
Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension:
1 tablet daily orally, either with or without
The maximum antihypertensive effect is achieved between 2 and 4 weeks.
The increase in dose will not bring about any additional blood pressure reduction.
What happens If I miss a dose?
Do not take the medicine for as long as you can. However, do not take your missed dose if it's close to the time of the next dose. Don't take two doses at a time.
What happens If I overdose?
For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.
The symptoms of an overdose can include heart failure, dizziness, nausea, low blood sugar levels, and vomiting. Other symptoms include fatigue and heartbeats that are slow or fast, as well as feeling faint.
What should be avoided?
Don't consume potassium supplements or salt substitutes unless your doctor has advised you to.
Do not get up too quickly from a lying or sitting position. You could be dizzy.
Interaction with other drugs
Inform your doctor about the medicines you are taking currently. A variety of medications can interact with nebivolol as well as the drug valsartan, in particular:
- A diuretic "water pill";
- Other heart or blood pressure medications and
- The NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are aspirin, Ibuprofen, aspirin (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib, diclofenac (also known as indomethacin), diclofenac, and many others.
The list below is not exhaustive, and a variety of other medications could influence nebivolol or valsartan. This includes over-the-counter and prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products. There are many possible interactions between drugs that are included here.