sotalol HCl

sotalol HCl (sō´təlol´),

n brand name: Betapace;
drug class: nonselective β-adrenergic blocker;
action: competitively blocks stimulation of β-adrenergic receptors in the heart and decreases renin activity, all of which may play a role in reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure; inhibits β2-receptors in the bronchial system;
use: treatment of life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias.
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Other recent Company approvals include Fluoxetine HCl 10mg and 20mg Capsules (AB-rated to Prozac, Lilly and Company), Diclofenac Potassium 50mg Tablets (AB-rated to Cataflam, Novartis), Sotalol HCl 80mg, 120mg, 160mg, and 240mg (AB-rated to Betapace, Berlex), Fluvoxamine Maleate 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg Tablets, (AB-rated to Luvox, Solvay), Metformin HCl 500mg, 850mg, and 1000mg Tablets (AB-rated to Glucophage, Bristol-Myers Squibb) and Tramadol HCl 50mg Tablets (AB-rated to Ultram, R.
The patent relates to methods for novel pharmaceutical dosage forms that provide for once daily, pulsatile delivery of Sotalol HCL, a widely used Class III antiarrhythmic in widespread use.
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