As with any medicine, Bystolic may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Some of the most common side effects of Bystolic include but are not limited to:
(Click Bystolic Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Bystolic can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Bystolic Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Bystolic if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Chest pain (angina)
- Heart failure
- A recent history of heart attack
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
- A pheochromocytoma
- An upcoming surgery
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Bystolic and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Bystolic and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Bystolic Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)