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Sotalol and Bronchitis
January 02, 2018 03:00PM
Happy New Year.

I am in the minority of folks who tolerate sotalol, as I have been on it six months--that is, until I got a cold. This has really knocked me out--much worse than anyone else in my family. Thought I was getting over it last night, then it took another turn. I feel completely wiped out. (I'm 53) I am really wondering if the sotalol is the culprit here. Anyone hear of similar experiences, clinical evidence?


Re: Sotalol and Bronchitis
January 02, 2018 06:23PM
I doubt there's a connection. It is a beta blocker, so it does induce some fatigue that a cold might exacerbate, but since you tolerate it well I doubt it would have the major effect you're describing.

Your subject line mentions bronchitis. Why? If you've developed a persistent cough and now have a sudden worsening of symptoms, you might want to visit with your PCP to rule out pneumonia.
Re: Sotalol and Bronchitis
January 03, 2018 07:49PM
Thanks for your reply. Some better, but will be getting checked out tomorrow.
Re: Sotalol and Bronchitis
January 07, 2018 06:50PM
I've been on Sotalol 2 years now - have had a slight cold in that time, but wasn't much and don't think the Sotalol mattered one way or the other.
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