What time of day

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If you take Bisoprolol what time of day do you take it out of interest? I am on 2.5 and have always taken it first thing in the morning before breakfast but I was getting so sleepy, my heart rate was going down to 48, I couldn't function very well if at all some days, I have today taken it after lunch to see if after a morning on the go (for a change not feeling sleepy) it would make any difference.

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    Hi Phoebe

    I take mine at night (8.30pm) as i had mine in hospital then so I stuck to the same time.

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      Side effects are awful. I've lost 16 month to tbis horrible drug. Am currently weaning off as went cold turkey last year but rate went up again..

      Tiredness, well fatigue...cold hands & feet....anxiety....sleeping less at night....feeling depressed

      Can't wait to be off them

      Always consult GP before stopping as i have done

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    I will no longer take biso. I was on 5 mg for about 3 months when I was diagnosed with atrial tachycardia.

    When I was on it, and took it in the morning, I could not function. I felt like a zombie and literally could not get off the sofa. My hands and feet were freezing. My heart rate and blood pressure were so low.

    I then dropped it to 2.5 mg Still no different.

    I was told to just stop it 5 days prior to my first ablation attempt. I asked if just stopping it was okay. He told me it was just fine.

    Well, it was not fine. I went through terrible withdrawals Anxiety through the roof. I could not even walk well as my legs were jerking, jittery. and having spasms.

    It was a complete nightmare how I felt.

    I told my EP that I would rather have tachycardia than be on this drug

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