Update Protocols if Your Hospital Adopts IV Sotalol Loading

IV sotalol can shorten hospitalization for atrial fibrillation patients starting oral therapy.

Many patients starting oral sotalol require a 3-day hospital stay to monitor for QT prolongation and ventricular arrhythmias.

Now a new indication for IV sotalol can cut this stay to under 24 hours by using a loading dose to reach steady state faster.

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