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I wish to stop taking Ivabradine. Would a week at 2 x 3/4

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I wish to stop taking Ivabradine. Would a week at 2 x 3/4 tab. a week of 1/2 tab then a week at 1/4 tab be a suitable wean off period? Cheers Neil
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

Ivabradine is an anti anginal agent also used to treat heart failure.

However it can cause too much slowing of heart rate, dizziness commonly.

Yes your tapering schedule is perfect.

In fact the drug can be discontinued right away once you get down to 2.5 mg twice daily.

You should consult with a cardiologist for better management in future.

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