Nebistar tablet contains nebivolol as the active ingredient. Nebistar tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances responsible for narrowing of blood vessels and thus helps reduce pressure inside blood vessels and allows the heart to pump efficiently. High blood pressure is a critical health condition if not treated well can lead to other health-related complications and affect other parts of the body such as the brain, heart, blood vessels, kidneys. Thus, it is recommended that along with taking your medications on time you should also incorporate certain lifestyle modifications. A few of these changes include eating a diet that is low in fat and salt, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising for 30 mins every day, not smoking and limiting alcohol consumption....
Q: Can I stop taking the Nebistar tablet on my own?
A: No, you should not stop taking this medicine on your own. It is advised to take this medicine in the dosage and duration as recommended by your doctor. Stopping this medicine abruptly may lead to a sudden rise in blood pressure and can also lead to other undesirable effects.
Q: Are there any dietary restrictions I should follow as I have high blood pressure?
Limit salt in the diet, avoid pickles and packaged foods like chips as it contains excess salt.
Avoid consuming potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana.
Avoid smoking and drinking. Discuss with your doctor if you drink too often.
Q: What is the best time to take Nebistar 5 tablets?
A: Your doctor decides when to take the Nebistar 5 tablet and how many times in a day you should take this medicine. This medicine may be taken with or without food, try to take it at the same time for effective blood pressure control.
Q: Is Nebistar a beta-blocker?
A: Yes, Nebistar belongs to the beta-blockers class of medicine which block a specific receptor in the blood vessel, expanding the blood vessels and decreasing the heart rate due to which the blood pressure decreases.
Q: For how long do I need to take Nebisatr?
A: You need to take Nebistar for as long as prescribed by the doctor. However, treatment with Nebistar is usually long term.