What should I know about Bystolic tablets (nebivolol) before taking them?

Avoid Bystolic tablets (nebivolol) if you are allergic to it or other beta-blockers. Continue take your prescribed dose for as long as your doctor recommends, and keep in mind that quitting this medication suddenly may threaten your life. If you must stop taking Bystolic tablets, your doctor will wean you off of them gradually. In order for this medication to meet its full potential, you should follow a doctor-recommended program of exercise and diet. Tell your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions before you receive Bystolic tablets: diabetes; heart or blood vessel disease like slow heart rate, worsening heart failure, heart block, sick sinus syndrome, or Raynaud's disease; kidney disease; liver disease; lung disease like asthma or emphysema; pheochromocytoma; thyroid disease; pregnancy, attempted pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Until you know how bystolic tablets will affect your alertness, do not drive or engage in any activity that could be dangerous if you are drowsy or dizzy.

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