- Used as a beta blocker
- Treats several types of heart arrhythmia
- for use in Dogs and Cats
What if I missing a dose?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
Possible Side Effects:
The following side effects have been reported and usually occur in older pets: slow heart rate, drowsiness, worsening heart failure, low blood pressure, difficulty breathing bronchospasm, drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. Contact your veterinarian if your pet is very tired, has trouble exercising, begins wheezing, develops shortness of breath or a cough, or if your pet&rsquos attitude or behavior changes.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Possible Drug Interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements you are giving your pet. It&rsquos not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. Sotalol may interact with the following medicines: sympathomimetics, anesthetic agents, phenothiazines, furosemide, hydralazine, insulin, and calcium channel blockers. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a dry, cool place.
Keep this medicine away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet.
Try to give this medication at about the same times each day.
Give your pet this medication on an empty stomach.
DO NOT give your pet more medicine than directed.
DO NOT give your pet medicine more often than prescribed.
Try not to miss giving any doses since abruptly stopping adminstration will be harmful to your pet.[unless directed by your veterinarian. ]
Plan ahead to ensure you have the refills you need.