Nebicard 5 Tab is also used to relieve the symptoms caused by an overactive thyroid gland. It may be prescribed alone or together with other medications. The dose and frequency depend on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. It may be taken empty stomach or with a meal, but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this medicine and you may need to take it for the rest of your life. However, it is important to continue taking it even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill and if you stop taking it, your condition may worsen. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and no smoking help to enhance the working of this medicine.
The main side effects of this medicine are fatigue, headache, slow heart rate, feeling dizzy, and nausea. These are usually mild and short-lived. It may also cause shortness of breath or low blood pressure in some people. To reduce the risk of side effects your doctor will probably start the medicine at a low dose and gradually increase it. Consult your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away.
BENEFITS OF NEBICARD TABLET
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Nebicard 5 Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called long-acting beta-blocker. It works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.
Common side effects of Nebicard
- Slow heart rate
- Cold extremities
- If you forget to take the dose of Nebicard 5 MG Tablet at a given time, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
- Never take more than the prescribed dose of Nebicard 5 MG Tablet. An overdose of this medication can cause some serious effects on the heart, blood vessels, and nerve conduction. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of this medicine, go to the emergency department of your local hospital.
How it works
Nebicard 5 MG Tablet stops the message transfer to your heart by blocking the receptors (beta-adrenergic) present in the heart. This action reduces the activity of your heart. The medicine also relaxes your blood vessels. These two mechanisms together lower your blood pressure and make it easier for your heart to pump blood throughout your body.