Bystolic is a beta-blocker drug used to treat high blood pressure and lower the risk of heart attack or stroke. It improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure by causing the heart to beat more slowly and dilating blood vessels.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Bystolic exactly as prescribed.
Before taking Bystolic, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Bystolic include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I stop taking Bystolic if I’m feeling good?
Don’t stop or reduce your dose unless directed by your doctor. High blood pressure often comes with no symptoms. Once you’re on Bystolic, suddenly discontinuing can cause chest pain or a heart attack.
What if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, unless it’s almost time to take your next dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.