Solet Tablet

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Introduction

Solet Tablet is used to treat various types of serious irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) such as fibrillation and tachycardia. It is an anti-arrhythmic type of medicine and rapidly restores your heart to a steady and regular rhythm.

Solet Tablet should be taken as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food. Continuous monitoring of blood pressure and heart rate may be needed while taking this medicine. It is important that you keep taking it until your doctor decides it is safe to stop it. If you stop taking this medicine, you may get dangerous uneven heartbeats, which can be life-threatening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, slow heart rate, breathlessness, arrhythmia (proarrhythmia), weakness, and dizziness. Ask your doctor what signs to look out for and report any symptoms you have. It takes a long time to clear from the body. You may continue to have side effects after you stop using it. Ask your doctor about ways to prevent or reduce them.

Before getting this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have low blood pressure, drink a lot of alcohol or have liver, heart, or thyroid problems. You should also inform your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking as many can seriously affect or be affected by this medicine. Some medicines like certain antibiotics and medicines for depression and mental illness should be avoided with this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor will carry out regular tests to check your liver and thyroid gland. You may also be advised other blood tests, x-rays, and eye tests both before and during treatment.

Uses of Solet Tablet

Benefits of Solet Tablet

In Arrhythmia

Solet Tablet works by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. This helps control the uneven beating of your heart and helps it to beat normally. It is normally only given by injection in a hospital when a fast response is needed or when tablets have not worked or cannot be given. This medicine thus prevents serious health problems that can sometimes be fatal and reduces your risk of death.

Side effects of Solet Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Solet

  • Fatigue
  • Slow heart rate
  • Breathlessness
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness

How to use Solet Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Solet Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Solet Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Solet Tablet works

Solet Tablet is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Solet Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Solet Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Solet Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Solet Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Solet Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Solet Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Solet Tablet is not recommended in patients with serious kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Solet Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Solet Tablet is recommended.

What if you forget to take Solet Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Solet Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor sodium and potassium level, blood sugar level, kidney function, and lung function while you are taking this medicine.
  • Notify your doctor if you have any heart or kidney problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Please remind your doctor you are taking this medicine every time you visit him and ask him if the medicine can be stopped.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Ethanolamine derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Class III Agents- anti arrhythmic

Interaction with drugs

Taking Solet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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The ecg report is Sinus Arrhythmia and short PR interval. What does it mean?
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Normal for d age
The ecg report is Sinus Arrhythmia and Short PR interval. What does it mean? What does it mean?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
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FAQs

Q. What does Solet Tablet do to the heart?

Solet Tablet blocks certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). This way, it helps to restore normal heart rhythm and maintains a regular, steady heartbeat.

Q. How should Solet Tablet be taken?

Solet Tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Usually, it is taken once or twice daily with or without food. It is to be swallowed whole with water and not to be cut or crushed.

Q. What if I forget to take Solet Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Solet Tablet take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose for a forgotten dose. Do not stop taking Solet Tablet without consulting your doctor. This is because, sudden discontinuation of the medicine may cause recurrence of irregular rhythm of heart or may be worse which can be dangerous.

Q. Is Solet Tablet safe?

Solet Tablet is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.

Q. Can Solet Tablet cause dizziness? How do I prevent it?

Yes. Solet Tablet can cause dizziness as a side effect. If this happens to you, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. Also, you should avoid alcohol while taking it, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Q. What are the warning signals of liver toxicity caused by Solet Tablet?

The warning signals of liver toxicity include yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), tiredness, nausea, vomiting, dark-colored urine, pale-colored stools, loss of appetite, stomach pain or high temperature. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience these symptoms.

Q. What kind of vision problems occur with Solet Tablet?

You may experience blurred vision or see a circle around dazzling light (halos). It may also make your eyes dry or sensitive to light. It can even cause permanent blindness. Therefore, consult your doctor in case you experience any such problems while on Solet Tablet.

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References

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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