Betapace Oral Tablet 120Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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BETAPACE: Oral tablet (120mg)

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Betapace 120mg Tab
Covis Pharma
Pill Identification: BETAPACE  |  120 mg
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Betapace 120mg Tab
COVIS Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: BETAPACE  |  120 mg
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Betapace 120mg Tab
COVIS Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: BETAPACE  |  120 mg
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Betapace 120mg Tab
COVIS Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: BETAPACE  |  120 mg

What is this Medicine?

SOTALOL (SOE ta lole) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat heart rhythm problems and to slow rapid heartbeats. This medicine can help your heart to return to and maintain a normal rhythm.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for BETAPACE: Oral tablet(120mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Betapace 120mg Tablet

NDC: 705150109
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cardiac Surgery, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT), Atrial Fibrillation, Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation Prophylaxis, Atrial Flutter, Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Ventricular Tachycardia, Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia, Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Betapace 120mg Tablet
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Covis Pharma
Pill Identification: BETAPACE  |  120 mg
Shape: oblong
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Betapace 120mg Tablet

Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
0.6-4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Fever Incidence:
0.7-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
0.8-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
1.0-16.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Failure Incidence:
1.2-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
2.0-26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.5-4.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.5-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
4.0-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Infection Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
5.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
6.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
9.0-20.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
10.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Betapace 120mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Betapace 120mg Tablet(Sotalol Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Sotalol Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Second Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Third Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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