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Sotalol

Sotalol Information

Sotalol Benefits & Uses

Sotalol is used to treat the following -

  1. Arrhythmia Primary
  2. Atrial Fibrillation
  3. आर्टियल फ्लटर

Sotalol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Sotalol

Sotalol

Sotalol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Sotalol is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Fatigue Mild
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Shortness of Breath सामान्य
  6. Constipation Mild
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Blurred vision
  10. Chest Pain Moderate
  11. Swelling
  12. Weakness

Sotalol Related Warnings

Is the use of Sotalol safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Sotalol safely.

Safe

Is the use of Sotalol safe during breastfeeding?

Sotalol should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Sotalol on the Kidneys?

Sotalol rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Sotalol on the Liver?

Sotalol does not damage the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Sotalol on the Heart?

Sotalol is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Sotalol with Other Drugs

Sotalol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Sotalol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sotalol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Sotalol

Is this Sotalol habit forming or addictive?

Sotalol is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Sotalol, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Sotalol can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Sotalol is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Sotalol is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Sotalol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sotalol

Taking Sotalol with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Sotalol

Consuming Sotalol with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1152-1153
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 148
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Betapace AF® (sotalol hydrochloride)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Betapace® (sotalol hydrochloride)