Sotalol (Betapace®)

is a beta-blocker combined with an antiarrhythmic

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • is a beta-blocker combined with an antiarrhythmic
  • Effects
    • is used for some heart rhythm disturbances
    • slows heart rate
    • causes the heart not to pump as forcefully
    • can reduce blood pressure
  • Side Effects
    • this medication is very powerful, and side effects are possible at inappropriate doses
    • weakness or even collapse can occur with this medication
    • this medication will often be started at low doses and increased slowly
    • this medication has less affects on the lungs than some other beta blockers
  • Other Info
    • give without food
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