Generic Betapace (Sotalol) is a beta-blocker medication that is used to regulate healthy blood flow through the arteries and veins for proper heart function and circulation. It is used to maintain a regular heartbeat in people with rhythm disorders in the ventricles (lower chambers of the heart). Generic Betapace is one of the most prescribed medications of its kind!
Generic Betapace may also be marketed as:
sotalol, Betapace, Sorine
*Betapace® is manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals.
Generic Betapace (Sotalol) is a beat-blocker medication that is used to treat people with ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia. This medication helps regulate circulation and heart function for healthy blood flow through the veins and arteries. Generic Betapace is used to treat people with heart rhythm disorders in the ventricles (lower chambers of the heart). Consult your doctor before taking this medication for either above mentioned conditions, or alternative uses.
Take Generic Betapace at the same time daily. Contact your doctor for the precise instructions that apply to you.
Inform your doctor and surgeon that you are taking this medication before you go in for any surgical procedure or medical test. Do not stop taking this medication without first speaking to your doctor, as suddenly halting treatment may worsen your condition.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction (See Drug Interactions for more information). Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following side-effects associated with an allergic reaction: hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat or face.
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:
Less serious side effects associated with Generic Betapace include:
Additional side-effects may result from taking this medication. Consult a medical profession before taking this or any other medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. See Drug Interactions section for more information.
Do not take Generic Betapace if you have the any of the following medical conditions:
Before taking Generic Betapace, consult your doctor if you have a history of any of the following medical conditions:
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan on becoming pregnant before taking this medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Do not take Generic Betapace if you are allergic to sotalol.
Do not take an antacid 2 hours before or after taking Generic Betapace, as certain antacids may negatively influence how the body absorbs this medication.
Contact your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications before adding Generic Betapace to your treatment plan:
Always inform your doctor of any medications you are taking (including vitamins, herbal supplements, and over the counter medications) before embarking on a new treatment. Additional medications not listen here may interact negatively with your medication.
Do not take more than your recommended dosage. Take missed doses as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next treatment.
Keep Generic Betapace in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture. Dispose of any unused medication past the point of expiry. Keep out of reach of children and pets.