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  • Sotolol

    I was reading something that said when you initially take Sotolol, you are in a hospital setting so they can monitor you ...via EKG, etc.?? is anyone taking this and is this correct?
    \"It is not length of life, but depth of life.\"

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    Re: Sotolol

    Yes, I am and thats how and where they started me out on it
    Allways remember you cannot control the wind!!
    However you can adjust your sails!!


    • #3
      Re: Sotolol

      yes, sotolol must be started in the hospital (or "in hosptial" as they would say in england).

      i've done it ---not a big deal. with the really strong anti-arrhythmics, there is a teeny, tiny chance it will make you worse so they monitor you the whole time and reverse the medication if they have to.

      i didn't have any problems at all and it worked well.

      take care,



      • #4
        Re: Sotolol

        I have been on Sotolol since last July. It was no big deal as I was already in the hospital. It has worked very well for me until last week when I had a break through episode of a-fib. So now they upped the dose. So far so good.

        I wish you the best.


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        • #5
          Re: Sotolol

          I have heard of some NOT being hospitalized when starting - but the majority are inpatient.
          Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
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