Lowers blood pressure and controls heart rate. Bystolic (Nebivolol) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine for people with heart conditions, and has fewer side effects than other beta blockers, but it's expensive. You can't miss doses. Removes water from the body, which lowers blood pressure. Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) is a well-tolerated water pill that's often the first-choice treatment for mild high blood pressure. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 4.89 Bystolic
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More about hydrochlorothiazide side effects » How it works Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide Bystolic (Nebivolol) is a selective beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It lowers blood pressure by slowing down the heart and making it work less to pump. Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that makes you urinate more. It works in the kidneys to remove extra water and certain electrolytes, while lowering blood pressure and reducing swelling. Type of medication Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide Prescription only Prescription only Available as Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide Used for Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide Risk factors for serious side effects Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide › Sudden discontinuation of medicine › History of asthma › History of diabetes › Age 65 years or older › Using other medicine(s) that slows the heart Detailed Bystolic (nebivolol) risks & warnings » › Current electrolyte imbalance › Lower kidney function › Dehydration › History of sulfa allergies › History of gout Detailed Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide ) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
Kidneys and liver Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide No kidneys and liver related info. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. Upsides and benefits Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide › Controls your heart rate to reduce work for your heart. › A first-line treatment for heart failure and heart attack. › Helps to lower blood pressure if you can't use first-choice treatments or need additional blood pressure control. › Many beta blockers can worsen asthma or cause headaches, but Bystolic usually doesn't because it targets the heart more specifically and causes fewer side effects. › Does a good job getting rid of extra fluids in your body by making you urinate more. › A first-choice blood pressure treatment. Works especially well for people of African descent. › Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. › Good option if you have high blood pressure and heart failure. › Most people have very few side effects from Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)). › Can be good for patients with osteoporosis since it raises the body's level of calcium. Downsides and risks Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide › Not available in less expensive generic form. › Taking a beta blocker might make you feel more tired or out of breath during exercise or normal daily routines. This gets better for most people, but for some might not go away. › Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. › You can't miss doses. Stopping Bystolic suddenly can cause your blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. › Makes you urinate more often. › Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) doesn't work well in people with severe kidney problems. › It can increase the risk of gout attacks in people with poor kidney function or a history of gout. › People with a sulfa allergy may be allergic to Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)). Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Bystolic hydrochlorothiazide › Can cause headache, dizziness, or feeling short of breath in the first few days. › Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved. › If side effects don't go away, talk to your doctor about alternatives. › Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly. › Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) starts working in about 2 hours. › It makes you urinate more often, so don't take it at bedtime. › Can cause dizziness in the first few days. › Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved. › Tell your doctor about any tiredness or muscle weakness that doesn't go away. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. Learn more More about Bystolic Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about hydrochlorothiazide Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert