Maintaining a normal heartbeat rhythm in patients who have atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter (a type of abnormal heartbeat rhythm). Betapace AF is an antiarrhythmic medicine. It works by helping the heart beat regularly for a longer period of time.
Generically known as Sotalol AF, Betapace AF is used mostly in the treatment of tachycardia, a type of life-threatening heartbeat. In addition, the drug can also be used to treat certain irregular heartbeats commonly known as atrial fibrillation in patients suffering shortness in breath.