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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of sotalol oral.

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Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
3/30/2009 8:59:57 PM

Reviewer: EJM, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with paroxymal atrial fibrillation about ten years ago at age 53. My cardiologist placed me on amiordorone after not much success with digoxin and toperol. The amiordorone was not an effective treatment--numerous side effects, including vision problems and sun skin problems among others. It was then recommended that catherer ablation be performed...it was 60% successful accordin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
3/30/2009 3:48:43 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
3/24/2009 7:37:58 PM

Reviewer: jlipp, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with A-Flutter/A-Fib. I had ablation done and was put on this medication for 80mg twice a day. I had no side effects after three weeks so far.

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
3/23/2009 10:31:58 AM

Reviewer: goodheart, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Sotalol for about 6 weeks, and it has done a pretty good job of decreasing my AFib. I still have occasional very slight episodes that last only a few seconds. However, I am trying to decide if the side effects are worth taking this drug. These have included numbness in my fingers, as well as episodes when I would get very hot and clammy. Those side effects eased off when we cut ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
3/19/2009 10:02:03 PM

Reviewer: vanemail, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Sotalol (Betapace) for two years for fast and irregular heartbeat. I haven't had one episode since starting the drug. My heart rate is usually around 55 to 65 bpm and very regular. It also happens to also keep my blood pressure down to 120/80 or less. A great drug. It took a few weeks when first starting the drug to get over some initial fatigue, but that went away relative ... Show Full Comment

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