Betapace (Sotalol Hydrochloride)
Prescription required. Can not be split. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom. Betapace is also marketed internationally under the name Sotacor.
Prescription required. Can not be split. Product of Australia. Shipped from Australia. Betapace is also marketed internationally under the name Sotacor.
Generic equivalents for Betapace... What are generics?
Prescription required. May be split. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom.
Prescription required. Can not be split. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
Sotalol Hydrochloride Information
(soe' ta lole)Sotalol can cause irregular heartbeats. For the first three days you take sotalol, you will have to be in a facility where your heart can be monitored. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney disease. Betapace and Betapace AF are used for different types of irregular heartbeats and should not be used interchangeably. Make sure your doctor knows which product you have been taking.
Before taking sotalol,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to sotalol or any other drugs.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially medications for migraine headaches, diabetes, asthma, allergies, colds, or pain; other medications for high blood pressure or heart disease; reserpine; and vitamins.
- if you are taking aluminum- or magnesium-containing antacids (Maalox, Mylanta), take them at least 2 hours before or after sotalol.
- in addition to the condition listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section, tell your doctor if you have or have ever had heart or liver disease; asthma or other lung disease; disease of the blood vessels; severe allergies; diabetes; or an overactive thyroid gland.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking sotalol, call your doctor.
- if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking sotalol.
- you should know that this drug may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you.
- remember that alcohol can add to the drowsiness caused by this drug.
- excessive tiredness
- upset stomach
- muscle aches
- shortness of breath or wheezing
- swelling of the feet and lower legs
- chest pain