"Sotahexal" – German drug, which heart muscle pulsates less often and with diminished intensity. As a result, it requires less oxygen, the heart load is reduced.

The drug is produced in tablets of 80 mg and 160 mg. prescribers with atrial fibrillation, arrhythmia, various types of tachycardia.

In the absence of Sotahexal" it can be replaced with similar drugs. This "Totalex", "Darab", "Logrithmic", "Gelugor", "Sotalol". They contain the same active substance: sotalol hydrochloride of.


It is also a drug manufactured in Germany that possesses antiarrhythmic, antianginal and hypotensive action. It is particularly effective in angina accompanied by tachyarrhythmias, ventricular hypertrophy, mitral valve prolapse and after myocardial infarction.

The greatest action Darob provides at the beginning of treatment and at each increase in dosage. They increase gradually in 3-4 days. Gradually should stop the drug, gradually reducing the dose over one and a half to two weeks.

During the course of treatment is necessary to constantly monitor the health, watch out if there are surges in blood pressure and pulse does not that make it hard to breathe. Periodically to do a General analysis of the blood, and diabetics to monitor glucose and potassium when taking diuretics.

Unfortunately, due to the high (320 mg or more) daily doses "Daraba" and the like often appear lethargy, confusion, lethargy. Dangerous in this state to get behind the wheel, to perform professional operations that require attention and focus.


In principle, it is the same "Sotahexal", with the same treatment parameters, only the production of famous Slovak company "KRKA". In addition to similar testimony, its still prescribed for tachycardia caused by hyperthyroidism.

During the reception, "Aritmia" like all antiarrhythmic drugs should be excluded alcoholic beverages – the interaction of sotalol with alcohol can cause a sharp pressure drop.

Because the safety of the drug for the child's body has not been studied, in Pediatrics it is not recommended.


Under this title the options German "Sotahexal" release pharmaceutical firms in France, USA, Russia. Besides the fact that this drug also has a marked antiarrhythmic effect, it increases the tonus of bronchial muscles.

Contraindications "Staleks" – the same. Treatment it during pregnancy is just as dangerous as sotalol may cause the fetus to a drop in heart rate and blood sugar and to slow down its prenatal development. In case of emergency purpose "Staleks" mother in lactation it is necessary to take the child from the breast.

As with other drugs of sotalol should be used with caution. It is important to consider which medicines you will take at the same time.

For example, in combined use with means that reduce the pressure drugs medicines, diuretics, tranquilizers can dramatically drop blood pressure.

Conversely, a significant rise can be expected from the simultaneous reception with preparations of norepinephrine or antidepressants. And the combination with "Amiodarone" is fraught with a chaotic contraction of the ventricles of the heart until a loss of consciousness and death!

Simultaneous reception "Staleks" with antidiabetic drugs can cause hypoglycemic coma, especially when a significant physical exertion. That is why it is important to carefully examine the instructions to drugs, especially antiarrhythmic.


This is a domestic product, is effective in the treatment of many forms of arrhythmias. Contraindications and negative effects he has are the same as with all medications, the group of antiarrhythmic drugs.

Produced "Sotalol" in tablets and ampoules for intravenous injection. The drug costs about the same as "Sotahexal" and its analogues.