Sotalar 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Sotalar 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹8.35/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sotalar Tablet

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Uses of Sotalar Tablet

Sotalar 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Sotalar Tablet

Common

Fatigue, Slow heart rate.

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How to use Sotalar 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. It is better to take Sotalar 40mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Avoid Sotalar 40mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Sotalar Tablet works

Sotalar 40mg tablet is an anti-arrhythmic medicine. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

In Depth Information on Sotalar Tablet

Expert advice for Sotalar Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:  sick sinus syndrome or AV block; long QT syndrome, history of slow heart beats, severe heart failure, asthma or breathing disorder, low levels of potassium, severe kidney disease, electrolyte imbalance, diabetes.
  • You may need to undergo frequent blood tests and electrocardiograph or ECG while taking sotalol.
  • Do not take an antacid within 2 hours before or after you take sotalol.
  • Take precautions while taking sotalol as it may cause low blood pressure.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as sotalol may cause dizziness or light-headedness.
  • Do not consume alcohol along with sotalol as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Sit or lie down slowly if you feel any signs of dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting after taking sotalol.
  • Do not stop sotalol immediately as it may cause sharp chest pain, irregular heartbeat, and sometimes heart attacks.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sotalar 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Sotalol with alcohol may have additive effects in low
ering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sotalar 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Sotalar 40mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Sotalar 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sotalar 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sotalar 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sotalar 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with serious kidney disease.
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Liver
SAFE
Sotalar 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver di
sease. No dose adjustment of Sotalar 40mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sotalol, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sotalar 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sotalol

Q. Is sotalol a blood thinner/ cardioselective/ beta blocker/ generic/ statin/ calcium channel blocker/ nitrate?
Sotalol is a non-selective competitive beta-blocker
Sotalar is known to cause weight gain/ hair loss/ low heart rate/ raise blood pressure/ diarrhea/ shortness of breath. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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