An overdose with this drug is likely to cause dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension), a slow heart rate (bradycardia), and other serious problems. If you happen to overdose on Betapace, seek medical attention right away.
(Click Sotalol Overdose for more information.)
If you forget to take your Betapace dose, take the missed one as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose. It is very important to not miss any doses with this particular medication.
Betapace should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep this and all other medications out of reach of children and pets.
Betapace tablets come in the following strengths:
- Betapace 80 mg
- Betapace AF 80 mg
- Betapace 120 mg
- Betapace AF 120 mg
- Betapace 160 mg
- Betapace AF 160 mg.
Brand-name Betapace 240 mg tablets are no longer being made, although generic versions are still available.
This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Betapace for more information).