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I am 57 yrs old and had 2 massive heart attacks on Jan. 10, 2015. Had 2 stents put in. My cardiac doctor placed me on Metoprolol 25mg q day. I was already taking Bisoprolol 5mg BID because I have a racing heart. I didn't even think of them being in the same "family". I immediately noticed having shortness of breath maybe once a day. On my next checkup, I told her about this. Really no response. Now my SOB is several times a day and more intense. Could this possibly be taking these two together  and has anyone else experienced this??
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Metoprolol and Bisoprolol are both lipofile betablockers.
Bisoprolol work a bit longer (half life 10-12 hours) than the Metoprolol (3-7 hours), but I still assume that you can switch to a single betablocker.

If your SOB is increasing from once a day to several times and also gets more intense, I suggest that you contact your cardiologist. This does not sound to me like a side effect of the 2 betablockers. Something else might be wrong.

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