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My husband has been taking bystolic 5 m for two days only HE wants to stop it can you stop it or do you have to ween off

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bysystolic: Sudden stoppage of the drug puts you at risk for chest pain, a heart attack or irregular heart beat.

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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fink
38 years experience Family Medicine
Safe to cut in 1/2: You can wean off the bystolic (nebivolol) by taking 2.5 mg for a week, then stop the bystolic (nebivolol). Shouldn't be a problem.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
DC Bystolic?: Best tp discuss with your Dr. who knows your best. But I specialize in difficult BP issues and happy to do 2nd opinion
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
Not advisable: Sudden cessation of therapy with a beta blocker like bystolic (nebivolol) can lead to a withdrawal syndrome including elevated heart rate and blood pr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hale Dimetry
8 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: If your doctor is monitoring you...It should be ok......
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Neither should: Symptoms concerning a cardiac issue...Get evaluated.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Never say never: It is unlikely but he should discuss this with the doctor who started him on the drug. He can look for a cause if the drug is not felt to be the culpr ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
That's fine: Those numbers are ok unless you are feeling dizzy or lightheaded. You will probably get to decrease the meds soon. Talk to your doctor and CONGRATS on ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Lately trend: Has been to control BP with more then one drug at a time- i like using bystolic (nebivolol).
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