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Nebicard 2.5mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 115.90*
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Nebivolol(2.5 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Nebicard 2.5 tablet contains nebivolol as its active ingredient. This medicine helps in lowering high blood pressure, thus helps to reduce the risk of serious heart diseases and stroke. It relieves ch...
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uses

Uses of Nebicard 2.5 MG

  • It is used to treat high blood pressure.
  • In patients above 70 years of age, it can also be used to manage a condition of chronic heart failure (mild to moderate)(a condition wherein the heart doesn’t pump a sufficient amount of blood to the ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Nebicard 2.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to the active ingredient nebivolol, or any other ingredient of Nebicard 2.5 tablet.
  • If you have any pre-existing health condition such as liver or kidney problem, any kind of heart disorder, breathing problem like asthma, low blood pressure etc.
  • If you are experiencing heartbeats slower than regular (bradycardia).
  • If you have poor blood circulation.
  • If you are consuming other medicines with ingredients floctafenine (an anti-inflammatory agent) and sultopride (used to treat brain-related disorders), heart medications.
  • If you are suffering from excessive acid production in the body due to the body's inability to excrete acid /imbalance in the body's acid-base levels (metabolic acidosis).
sideEffects

Side effects of Nebicard 2.5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Skin sensations like itching, tickling, burning etc.
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Swelling
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Nebicard 2.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nebicard 2.5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Nebicard 2.5 tablet is not recommended during pregnancy unless it is suggested by the doctor, as it may have undesirable effects on the developing foetus.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nebicard 2.5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Nebicard 2.5 tablet is not recommended during the breastfeeding phase, as the drug may pass into the breastmilk to the newborn leading to undesirable effects.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nebicard 2.5 tablet?
A:
It is not recommended to drive after taking Nebicard 2.5 tablet, as it may cause dizziness and weakness as a result of reduction in blood pressure which may hamper your ability to drive or operate complex machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nebicard 2.5 tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. So it is important to consult your physician if you if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of pre-existing health condition such as heart-related disorder, liver problem, low blood pressure, diabetes, etc.
  • You are already taking any medications regularly.
  • You experience any allergies, slow heart rate, drop in blood pressure, fluid retention, worsen heart condition, etc immediately stop the treatment. The doctor may reduce the dose as per need.
  • You have diabetes then monitor the glucose level regularly, as it may mask the symptoms of low blood sugar level.
  • You have non-allergic asthma or respiratory problem, then the doctor may start the treatment with the lowest effective dose.
  • Do not stop the treatment abruptly on your own.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Nebicard 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Nebicard 2.5 tablet belongs to the class of medicine beta-blockers which blocks a specific receptor in the blood vessel, expanding the blood vessels and decreasing the heart rate due to which the bloo...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Nebicard 2.5 MG

  • Take this tablet as a whole as per the dosage recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow this tablet with a glass of water.
  • It is recommended to take this medicine at a fixed time every day for the best results.
interactions

Interactions of Nebicard 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Nebicard 2.5 tablet works or this combination medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking any medicines to treat heart problems, prevention of rejecting the transplanted organ, diabetes, blood pressure, pain, allergic reactions or inflammatory reactions, bacte...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Nebicard 2.5 MG

  • Store it at [room temperature 10-30°C] in a cool and dry place away from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Nebicard 2.5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose can lead to adverse effects like decreased blood pressure, slow heart rate, etc. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity of an ov...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Nebicard 2.5 tablet help relieve anxiety?

A: No, Nebicard 2.5 tablet is generally recommended to relieve increased blood pressure along with symptoms like chest pain and irregular heartbeats. It may provide symptomatic relief in anxiety but is not recommended for long term use. Consult your doctor before using it, avoid self-medication.

Q: Is it normal to experience shortness of breath after taking Nebicard 2.5 tablet?

A: No, under normal circumstances Nebicard 2.5 tablets do not cause shortness of breath. If you experience shortness of breath or any other symptoms like dizziness, swelling especially on the face, lips, eyelids, hands and feet; chest pain and feeling of uneasiness, difficulty in breathing (breathlessness), irregular heartbeats, confusion, hallucinations and unusual thoughts, it is recommended that you should immediately contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital.

Q: Does Nebicard 2.5 tablet cause cough?

A: No, Nebicard 2.5 tablet does not cause cough. If you have developed a cough after beginning to consume this medicine it might be an allergic reaction, hence it is advised that you consult your doctor for the same.

Q: Is rapid weight gain common in those taking Nebicard 2.5 tablet?

A: No, rapid weight gain is not seen commonly in those taking this medicine. If you notice a sudden gain in your weight along with swelling on the face, legs and hands, consult your doctor immediately.

Q: Can I stop taking Nebicard 2.5 tablet?

A: It is generally advised to take this medicine in the correct dosage and for the exact duration as recommended by your doctor. Stopping this medicine abruptly may lead to a sudden rise in blood pressure that has serious effects on the heart and circulatory system.

Q: Is Nebicard and nebivolol same?

A: Yes, Nebicard 2.5 tablet contains nebivolol as its active component.

Q: How long does the Nebicard 2.5 take to work?

A: Nebicard 2.5 starts to work after a few days of its consumption, to reduce high blood pressure. However, it may take 3-4 weeks to show its full effect.

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ContainsNebivolol(2.5 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, weakness, tiredness, nausea, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 04:05 PM (IST)
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