A 52-year-old male asked:
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my dr. is stopping 5 mg of bystolic (nebivolol) after being on it for 4 months.......how long until it is entirely out of your body?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Half life is 12 hrs: So in 2-3 days it shoukd be diwn to negligible levels
Answered on Aug 27, 2018
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