Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly
What is this medicine?SOTALOL (SOE ta lole) is a beta- blocker. Beta- blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat patients with an atrial heart arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation. This medicine can help your heart return to and maintain a normal rhythm.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly. This could lead to serious heart- related effects.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed. While this medicine may be used in children for selected conditions precautions do apply.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications: