Who Should Not Take Sotalol?

Who Should Not Take Sotalol?

You should not take sotalol if you have:
  • An allergy to sotalol hydrochloride, Betapace, Sorine, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Long QT syndrome.
  • Second- or third-degree heart block (a problem with electrical signal conduction in the heart), unless you also have a pacemaker.
  • A very slow heart rate (bradycardia).
  • Cardiogenic shock (an emergency heart problem).

Precautions and Warnings With Sotalol: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which sotalol should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions with sotalol were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
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