GENERIC NAME: SOTALOL - INJECTION (SO-tuh-lol)
WARNING: If you have angina or have had heart problems, do not suddenly stop using this medication without first consulting your doctor. If your doctor decides you should no longer use this medication, you must stop this medication gradually according to your doctor's instructions.
USES: This medication is known as a beta-blocker. Sotalol works by blocking the response of certain nerve impulses and adrenaline-like substances in the body. Sotalol is used to treat serious heart rate irregularities.
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein by health care professional. It is important to take this medication as directed. Do not stop taking this drug suddenly without your doctors approval. In some cases, your condition may become worse if the medication is abruptly discontinued.
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