- Are Betapace and Nexterone the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Betapace?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Nexterone?
- What Is Betapace?
- What Is Nexterone?
- What Drugs Interact With Betapace?
- What Drugs Interact With Nexterone?
- How Should Betapace Be Taken?
- How Should Nexterone Be Taken?
Are Betapace and Nexterone the Same Thing?
Betapace and Nexterone belong to different drug classes. Betapace is a beta-blocker and Nexterone is an antiarrhythmic drug.
- Side effects of Betapace and Nexterone that are similar include dizziness, slow heart rate, nausea, and vomiting.
- Side effects of Betapace that are different from Nexterone include headache, indigestion, fatigue, weakness, tiredness, chest pain, palpitations, diarrhea, upset stomach, sleep problems (insomnia), pain in your arms or legs, and decreased sexual ability.
- Side effects of Nexterone that are different from Betapace include low fever, low blood pressure, and abnormal liver function tests
- Both Betapace and Nexterone may interact with digoxin, insulin or oral diabetes medicines, and blood pressure medications.
- Betapace may also interact with amiodarone, ketoconazole, itraconazole, calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers, beta-agonists, tricyclic antidepressants, other medicines that contain sotalol, and antacids containing aluminum or magnesium.
- Nexterone may also interact with cimetidine, clopidogrel, cyclosporine, dextromethorphan, fentanyl, loratadine, phenytoin, St. John's wort, blood thinners, diuretics, antibiotics, antifungals, arthritis medications, cholesterol-lowering medicines, heart medications, heart rhythm medications, and medications to treat HIV or AIDS.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Betapace?
Side effects of Betapace include:
- slow heart rate,
- chest pain,
- upset stomach,
- sleep problems (insomnia),
- pain in your arms or legs, or
- decreased sexual ability.
What Is Betapace?
What Is Nexterone?
What Drugs Interact With Betapace?
What Drugs Interact With Nexterone?
- St. John's wort,
- blood thinners,
- arthritis medications,
- cholesterol-lowering medicines,
- heart or blood pressure medications,
- heart rhythm medications,
- insulin or oral diabetes medication, or
- medication to treat HIV or AIDS.
Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
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