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Help plz! Can prothiaden be taken with sotalol hydrochloride used for a-fib?

Help plz! Can prothiaden be taken with sotalol hydrochloride used for a-fib?

Not a good idea: There is a significant potential for QT prolongation and lethal arrhythmias when mixing tricyclic antidepressants and Class III antiarrhythmics like Sotalol. I would avoid the combination. ...Read more

Rhythm (Definition)

Rhythm "any regular recurring motion, symmetry may be generally defined as a movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions, this general meaning of regular recurrence or pattern in time may be applied to a wide variety of cyclical natural phenomena having a periodicity or frequency of anything microseconds ...Read more


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I am on betapace (sotalol) for a - tachycardia. Not very good at keeping BP controlled or spike in BP from anxiety. Switch b-blocker? I also take cozaar

I am on betapace (sotalol) for a - tachycardia.   Not very good at keeping BP controlled or spike in BP from anxiety. Switch b-blocker? I also take cozaar

Work on anxiety: Betapace=sotalol is used for arrythmias insead of BP. I suggest Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with with mindfulness training for the anxiety. There are beta blockers that are more effective for BP and can help with atrial tachycardia, but ultimately you should have this discussion with your cardiologist. Cozaar (losartan) max dose is 100mg daily, so this could be adjusted if you are on lower dose. ...Read more

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What are cordarone, betapace, (sotalol) procanbid used for?

What are cordarone, betapace, (sotalol) procanbid used for?

Arrhythmias: They are used for abnormal rhythms of the heart, usually for atrial fibrillation, but also used for ventricular arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia. ...Read more

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Are betapace (sotalol) and Zoloft safe together? Always had normal qt interval. Betapace (sotalol) is 40 mg twice daily. Zoloft 100mg. I heard some ssri increase qt

Are betapace (sotalol) and Zoloft safe together?   Always had normal qt interval.   Betapace (sotalol) is 40 mg twice daily.  Zoloft 100mg.  I heard some ssri increase qt

Speak to your doctor: Hello, The combination of Betapace (sotalol) and Zoloft can prolong Qt interval which increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmia. The risk of an individual or combination of drugs is not predictable and depends on factors such as heart disease, electrolytes and drug dosage. Consult your doctor about these medications. Do not stop or change your medications without speaking to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is betapace (sotalol)?

What is betapace (sotalol)?

Heart rhythm problem: Betapace (sotalol) is used to control abnormal heart rhythms. Do you know what kind of rhythm problem she might have? ...Read more

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What is effect of betapace (sotalol)?

Betapace (sotalol): Is used for heart arrhythmias. It is a beta-blocker that acts to decrease calcium conduction in heart muscle, hence reduces heart rate. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Sotalol (Definition)

Sotalol hydrochloride is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more


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Betapace (Definition)

Betapace is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more