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Overdose Information

An overdose with this medicine is likely to cause dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension), a slow heart rate (bradycardia), and other serious problems. If you happen to overdose on sotalol, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Sotalol Overdose for more information.)

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Sotalol?

If you forget to take your sotalol dose, take the missed one as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose. It is very important that you not to miss any doses with this particular medication.

Storage Methods

Sotalol should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Betapace).

Who Makes This Medicine?

Brand-name sotalol and sotalol AF are made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers.

Available Strengths

Sotalol tablets come in the following strengths:
  • Sotalol 80 mg
  • Sotalol AF 80 mg
  • Sotalol 120 mg
  • Sotalol AF 120 mg
  • Sotalol 160 mg
  • Sotalol AF 160 mg.
Brand-name Betapace 240 mg tablets are no longer being made, although generic versions are still available.
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