Sotylize to be Available as an Oral Solution
October 27, 2014 – Sotylize (sotalol hydrochloride) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a new oral treatment for documented life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias and maintenance of normal sinus rhythms in patients with a history of highly symptomatic atrial fibrillation/flutter. Sotylize is manufactured by Arbor Pharmaceuticals.
Sotylize is currently available in tablet formulations. The oral version of Sotylize is anticipated to be available in the first quarter of 2015.
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