Q: Can I stop the medication of Bisoprolol on my own?
A: Do not suddenly stop taking a beta blocker without talking to your doctor. If you stop a beta blocker suddenly, you can suffer from chest pain, irregular heartbeat or heart attack. Your doctor may advise you to decrease your dose gradually.
Q: Can an asthmatic patient use this medicine?
A: Bisoprolol causes the narrowing of bronchioles due to bronchospasm; therefore, this medicine is not used in asthma patients or cautiously used under doctor's guidance.
Q: How long does this medicine stay in body?
A: Bisoprolol has a half-life of 9 to 12 hours and can stay up to 24 hrs in the body.