sotalol

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Related to Sotahexal: Sotacor, Apo-Sotalol

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.