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sotalol

 [so´tah-lol]
a non-cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent, used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias.

sotalol

/so·ta·lol/ (so´tah-lol) a non-cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias.

sotalol

(sō′tə-lôl′, -lōl′)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C12H20N2O3S, used in its hydrochloride form to treat certain cardiac arrhythmias.

sotalol

[so′tah-lol]
a noncardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent, used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias.

Betapace AF

A racemic mixture of d- and l-sotalol, with beta-blocking (class II) and cardiac action potential duration prolongation (class-III antiarrhythmic properties).

Adverse effects
Fatigue, bradycardia, proarrhythmia, dyspnea, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, QT-interval prolongation, nonspecific increase in liver enzymes.

sotalol

Betapace®, Sotacor® Cardiology A class II beta blocker that ↑ myocardial action potential duration, ↑ cardiac refractory period, lengthens QT interval; sotalol is used for conduction block, A Fib, torsade de pointes, angina, HTN, suppress PVCs, ventricular tachyarrhythmias Adverse effects Proarrhythmia due to ↑ β blockade; it may aggravate pre-existing arrhythmias–eg, sinus bradycardia, provoke new arrhythmias–eg, torsade de points–±2.5%, exacerbate CHF, hypotension, bronchospasm, fatigue, dizziness, dyspnea, headache. See β-blocker, SWORD.

sotalol

A long-acting beta-blocker drug used to treat irregularity of the heart action. Brand names are Beta-Cardone and Sotacor.
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O Atenolol foi considerado o farmaco mais efetivo, media das notas 3,7, enquanto que o Sotalol foi considerado o menos efetivo, 1,0, onde a nota maxima seria 4,0.
The patient continued to complain of palpitations and dizziness several months later with frequent VPDs and nonsustained VT despite [beta]-blockers and sotalol.
If drug therapy would be preferred for rhythm control, dronedarone, flecainid, propophenole, or sotalol should be considered for patients with normal systolic function who do not have any history of congestive heart failure.
Most drug induced-TdPs are related to antiarrhythmic drugs including amiodarone, flecainide, and sotalol, as well as to non-cardiovascular drugs such as erythromycin, domperidone, and chlorpromazine.
Partiendo de esto, se procedio a extraer los datos de todos los pacientes que recibieron azitromicina entre el 1 de enero de 2012 y 30 de junio de 2013, al igual que los pacientes a quienes se les dispenso este mismo antibiotico entre el 1 de enero y el 30 de junio de 2013 en combinacion con los siguientes farmacos: amiodarona, sotalol, quinidina, cisaprida, loratadina, difenhidramina, prometazina, hidroxicloroquina, tamoxifeno, furosemida, fentanilo, metadona, tioridazina, haloperidol, risperidona, olanzapina, clozapina, quetiapina, domperidona, fluoxetina, amitriptilina, carbamazepina, midazolam, betametildigoxina, digoxina, warfarina, teofilina y sildenafil por estar estos asociados a la interaccion medicamentosa que eleva el riesgo cardiovascular.
Amiodarone was temporarily stopped and it was substituted by Sotalol at a dose of 80mg BD (class II antiarrhythmic drug with also class III actions) on consultation with Cardiologist.
For patients who achieve sinus rhythm, there are several choices of antiarrhythmic agent to be considered for a rhythm-control strategy, including amiodarone, dofetilide, dronedarone, flecainide, propafenone, and sotalol.
Antiarrhythmic drug options include amiodarone, dofetilide, dronedarone, flecainide, propafenone and sotalol.
Given the patient's clinical presentation, she administered Sotalol without first checking his heart rate and blood pressure and without contacting a medical practitioner.
10,11) Lidocaine suppressed an episode of torsade, as well as prevented further episodes in a patient with Sotalol overdose.
7-10 There is a clear relationship between dose and the magnitude of QTc prolongation for other drugs, for instance sotalol.
Torsade de pointes" may be observed in addition to hypotension and bradicardia in sotalol intoxication (8).