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Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet


Introduction

Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It also helps to reduce chances of any future heart attack and stroke.

Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be taken with or without food preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

Nausea, constipation, fatigue, headache, and shortness of breath are some common side effects of this medicine. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or do not go away.  Drink plenty of fluids while taking medicine to overcome muscle weakness, dry mouth, and extreme thirst. Dizziness or headache may occur due to low blood pressure, hence rise slowly from sitting position or avoid driving.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, kidney function, blood sugar level and the levels of salts such as potassium or magnesium checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Uses of Nebilol H Tablet

Benefits of Nebilol H Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet blocks the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. This slows down your heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force. Additionally, it eliminates excess water from the body and increases urine output. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

Side effects of Nebilol H Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nebilol H

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Altered blood lipid level
  • Breathlessness
  • Swelling of hands
  • Feet swelling
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Increased calcium level in blood

How to use Nebilol H Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nebilol H Tablet works

Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Nebivolol and Hydrochlorothiazide. Nebivolol is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to reduce heart rate and make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic which lowers blood pressure by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Nebilol H Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet
₹5.9/Tablet
Nebimac H 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹5.48/tablet
7% cheaper
₹6/tablet
2% costlier
Niavas D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹8.4/tablet
42% costlier
Nebi-H Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹9.2/tablet
56% costlier
₹9.45/tablet
60% costlier

Quick tips

  • It is a combination of two blood pressure lowering medications used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not stop taking Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Nebilol H 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
Some times I had lot of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinically high blood pressure. Persistent high arterial blood pressure above 120/80 mm HG is termed as pre-hypertension or hypertension, but the point to be emphasized is that this rise in blood pressure is persistent. Transient increase in BP occurs in stress and anxiety and needs to be treated accordingly.
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References

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide/Nebivolol. Berlin, Germany: Berlin-Chemie AG; 2015. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Nebivolol. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2010 [revised 8 Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide. Morgantown, West Virginia: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2011. [Accessed 18 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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