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Category: Cardiology
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Experience:  MBBS/FCPS/MRCP U.K(R), Senior Registrar Cardiology
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Customer: Hi doc, I have suit filed against a cardiologist for not administering Sotalol in a hospital -monitored setting. My client went into cardiac arrest as a result. I'm looking for a cardiologist to review and testify.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: She was receiving Sotalol for A-fib.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr .Saeed ahmed replied 1 year ago.

Hello, thank you for your question, It is true that sotalol should be started in the hospital and till heart rate and blood pressure are adjusted with a particular dose of sotalol this medicine is not given as a home treatment without first observing the effects for 48-72 hours. Unfortunately On this website we cannot testify as this website is only for educational purpose, for patients who want to understand their disease or want to get a second opinion, let me know if i can provide help in this regard. Thank you.

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/drug-sotalol/page2_em.htm

Above is a link for precaution for sotalol, read under the heading how should i take sotalol which clearly mentions that it should be started in the hospital. Let me know if you have questions, thank you. Do rate as positive, thank you.