What is Nebivolol?

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Nebivolol is a beta 1 beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of hypertension, alone or in combination with other agents. It may also be used for the treatment of heart failure.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 71 30
High blood pressure (hypertension) 68 24
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 11 5
Migraine headaches 4 2
Supraventricular tachycardia 4 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 3
Mild 12
None 45

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nebivolol

Side effect Patients Percentage
Headaches 2
Brain fog 1
Burning sensation in feet 1
Cardiogenic shock 1
Dizziness 1
Drowsiness 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Nebivolol

Dosage Patients Percentage
5 mg daily 1
5 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Nebivolol

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Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 8
Expense 8
Other 7
Did not seem to work 5
Side effects too severe 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 31 patients who've stopped taking Nebivolol

Duration

Currently taking Nebivolol

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Nebivolol

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 6
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 55
Usually 7
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 58
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 2
$50-99 13
$25-49 12
< $25 16
Not specified 19

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Nebivolol after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 5
Propranolol (Inderal) 3
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 2
Lisinopril (Zestril) 2
Verapamil (Verapamil ER) 2

Show all 12 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Nebivolol and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 4
Carvedilol (Coreg) 2
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 1
Clonidine (Catapres) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1

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6 patient evaluations for Nebivolol

Aug 6, 2020 (Started Feb 24, 2020)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2013 (Started Dec 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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