Betapace

Active Ingredient(s): Sotalol
FDA Approved: * October 30, 1992
Pharm Company: * BERLEX
Category: Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Betapace Overview

Sotalol is a medication used to treat abnormal heart rhythms. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises that sotalol only be used for serious abnormal heart rhythms, because its prolongation of the QT interval carries a small risk of life-threatening polymorphic ventricular tachycardia known as torsade de pointes.[2] Sotalol is a non-selective competitive beta-adrenergic receptor blocker that also exhibits Class III antiarrhythmic properties.[3]&#...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sotalol

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Is it safe to take betapace opened up instead of taking the capsule? ## If your doctor or pharmacist have not said it was alright to do so, then I would avoid it, as some medications do not work as intended when they are released into the body all at once. ## I have been taking Betapace the brand name for 20 years because generic Sotalol does not work for me. This year my copay for 100 is $1200 and I don't know what to do? ## Betapace is not a capsule. It is an oblong pill.

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what kind of pill have i found

It has PAC20 on it and it is white ## The pill in description is called Betapace. The active ingredient in Betapace is Sotalol; which is used in individuals with rhythm disturbances (cardiac arrhythmias) of the heart, and to treat hypertension in some individuals. Sotalol is used primarily to treat ventricular tachycardia as well as atrial fibrillation. You can view more information regarding Betapace, by visiting the link below... If you have any questions or need help locating more information on this drug, please post back so I can further assist you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sotalol
  • Solution: 5mg/ml, 5mg/ml (5mg/ml)
  • Tablet: 100mg, 120mg, 160mg, 240mg, 320mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Betapace: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 13672-051 Betapace 80 mg/80mg Oral Tablet by Skyepharma Production Sas
  • 13672-052 Betapace 120 mg/120mg Oral Tablet by Skyepharma Production Sas
  • 13672-053 Betapace 160 mg/160mg Oral Tablet by Skyepharma Production Sas
  • 50419-105 Betapace 80 mg Oral Tablet by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 50419-106 Betapace 160 mg Oral Tablet by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 50419-109 Betapace 120 mg Oral Tablet by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 70515-105 Betapace 80 mg Oral Tablet by Covis Pharma
  • 70515-106 Betapace 160 mg Oral Tablet by Covis Pharma
  • 70515-109 Betapace 120 mg Oral Tablet by Covis Pharma

Other drugs which contain Sotalol or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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