What is Nebivolol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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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 61 29
High blood pressure (hypertension) 49 20
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 6 0
Migraine headaches 4 2
Supraventricular tachycardia 4 2

Show all 29 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
6
Mild
12
None
38

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nebivolol

Side effect Patients
Headaches 2
Brain fog 1
Burning sensation in feet 1
Cardiogenic shock 1
Dizziness 1
Dizziness and feeling faint 1

Show all 19 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Nebivolol

Dosage Patients
5 mg daily 11
10 mg daily 7
20 mg daily 3
1.25 mg daily 2
2.5 mg daily 2
2.5 mg twice daily 1
25 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Nebivolol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 9
Other 8
Expense 7
Did not seem to work 5
Side effects too severe 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 31 patients who've stopped taking Nebivolol

Duration

Currently taking Nebivolol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 13
10 years or more 3

Stopped taking Nebivolol

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 8
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 52
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 52
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 13
$25-49 11
< $25 16
Not specified 16

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Nebivolol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 5
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 3
Amlodipine-lisinopril 1
Carvedilol (Coreg) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1

Show all 10 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Nebivolol and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 3
Carvedilol (Coreg) 2
Clonidine (Catapres TTS patch) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1
Metoprolol Succinate ER (Toprol XL) 1
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5 patient evaluations for Nebivolol

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

Dec 10, 2012 (Started May 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wouldn't take it again.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 27, 2012 (Started May 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm going to stop taking this medicine on Dec. 1st and start on complete supplemental treatment for high BP. This med and the other 2 I was taking hasn't done anything for my BP which spikes up and down.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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