NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET

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Composition for NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET

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Uses of Nebivolol

Nebivolol is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Nebivolol

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Breathlessness, Palpitations, Constipation, Slow heart rate, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Nebivolol

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nevy a 5mg/5mg tablet at a fixed time.

How NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET works

Nebivolol blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.
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Uses of Amlodipine

Amlodipine is used in the treatment of hypertension and chest pain (angina).
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Side effects of Amlodipine

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Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema, Abdominal pain.

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How to use Amlodipine

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nevy a 5mg/5mg tablet at a fixed time.

How NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET works

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

In Depth Information on NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET

Expert advice for Nebivolol

  • Nebivolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Nebivolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Nebivolol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Nebivolol before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

Expert advice for Amlodipine

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
Warnings
Special precautions for NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Nebivolol with alcohol may have additive effects in l
owering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nevy a 5mg/5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for NEVY A 5MG/5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Nebivolol

Q. What is nebivolol and what is it used for?
Nebivolol is a beta-blocker and it is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and chronic heart failure in patients aged 70 years or older.
Q. How does nebivolol work?
Nebivolol works by blocking the action of certain chemical messengers on the blood vessels and heart which relaxes the blood vessels and slows the heart rate. This leads to a decreased blood pressure and an improved blood flow. The reduced blood pressure makes it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate, making it useful in heart failure also.
Q. Is nebivolol a cardioselective beta blocker?
Nebivolol is a cardioselective beta blocker, which acts on the beta receptors present in the heart only.
Q. Is nebivolol better than bisoprolol?
Nebivolol and bisoprolol belong to the same class of medicines beta blockers with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use. Both bisoprolol and nebivolol belong to the same category of medications called beta-blockers. Only a doctor would be correctly able to prescribe bisoprolol or nebivolol to you based on the symptoms.
Q. Is nebivolol a diuretic?
Nebivolol is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is nebivolol an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Nebivolol is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is nebivolol safe?
Nebivolol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take nebivolol with ibuprofen?
The effects of nebivolol can be decreased by ibuprofen. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Is nebivolol a blood thinner?
Nebivolol is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is nebivolol a nitrate?
Nebivolol is not a nitrate. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is nebivolol safe in pregnancy?
Nebivolol should not be used during pregnancy, unless clearly necessary. In general, beta-blockers reduce placental blood flow, which has been associated with growth retardation, intrauterine death, abortion or early labor. Side effects like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) and bradycardia (decreased heart rate) may occur in the fetus (unborn baby) and newborn infant. Ask your doctor for advice before taking it during pregnancy as the fetus and the newborn would need to be monitored closely.
Q. Does nebivolol cause weight gain?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause weight gain. Talk to your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking nebivolol as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does nebivolol cause erectile dysfunction (impotence)?
Erectile dysfunction (inability to achieve an erection) also known as impotence is an uncommon side effect of nebivolol. Please consult your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction while taking nebivolol.
Q. Does nebivolol cause hair loss?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking nebivolol as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does nebivolol cross the blood-brain barrier?
Nebivolol crosses the blood brain barrier due to its lipophilic nature. So, it is effective in the treatment of migraine and essential tremors. This could also cause higher chances of central nervous system effects such as lethargy, confusion, and depression.
Q. Does nebivolol increase testosterone?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause an increase in testosterone levels. Talk to your doctor for further information on the same as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does nebivolol contain nitrates?
Nebivolol does not contain nitrates. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Does nebivolol cause tinnitus?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause tinnitus. Talk to your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking nebivolol as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does nebivolol help to treat anxiety?
Nebivolol is not used for the treatment of anxiety. Nebivolol belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers. Propanolol is a beta blocker which is used in the treatment of anxiety. Consult a doctor if you have anxiety for the right treatment.
Q. Does nebivolol cause fatigue?
Nebivolol may cause fatigue (tiredness) and dizziness and you need to be very cautious if you have to drive or use any machines or tools. Talk to your doctor if you have these problems while taking nebivolol.
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Frequently asked questions for Amlodipine

Q. What is amlodipine used for?
Amlodipine is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).
Q. Is amlodipine a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily. In patients with angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It does not provide immediate relief of chest pain from angina.
Q. Is amlodipine safe?
Amlodipine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take amlodipine at night?
Amlodipine can be taken at night. You should take amlodipine at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take amlodipine and aspirin?
Amlodipine can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with sildenafil?
Both amlodipine and sildenafil cause a lowering the blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is amlodipine a beta blocker?
Amlodipine is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is amlodipine safe for breastfeeding?
It is not known whether amlodipine is passed into breast milk or not. If you are breast-feeding or about to start breastfeeding you must tell your doctor before taking amlodipine. You may need to change the medicine or stop breastfeeding.
Q. Is amlodipine safe for kidneys?
Amlodipine is not known to damage kidneys. However, amlodipine can cause urinary disorders like difficulty in passing urine, increased the need to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.
Q. Is amlodipine a diuretic?
Amlodipine is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is amlodipine a blood thinner?
Amlodipine is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is amlodipine a statin?
Amlodipine is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is amlodipine an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Amlodipine is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does amlodipine cause tachycardia?
Amlodipine can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Amlodipine can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine increase creatinine?
Amlodipine has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking amlodipine as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does amlodipine cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of amlodipine. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Amlodipine can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine cause weight gain?
Amlodipine can cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Amlodipine can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine cause cough?
Amlodipine can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking amlodipine.
Q. Does amlodipine cause dry mouth?
Amlodipine can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking amlodipine.
Q. Can I take amlodipine without food?
Amlodipine can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlodipine should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take amlodipine with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of amlodipine with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with lisinopril?
Amlodipine can be taken with lisinopril. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, as both the medicines have a blood pressure lowering effect, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with ibuprofen?
Amlodipine can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with metoprolol?
Amlodipine and metoprolol both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with losartan?
Amlodipine and losartan both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with ramipril?
Amlodipine and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with simvastatin?
Amlodipine can increase the levels of simvastatin, causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). The dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with amlodipine. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take amlodipine with atorvastatin?
Amlodipine can be taken with atorvastatin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur as interactions have been reported between simvastatin (belongs to the same class). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does amlodipine cause gout?
Amlodipine does not cause gout. It may cause joint pains (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor in case you have any signs and symptoms of gout as you may need treatment for the same.
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