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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/23/2014 4:34:32 PM

Reviewer: Frank, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
A-Fibs were controlled, but regular bouts of malaria-like symptoms (102 fever, severe body-shaking chills) every three months baffled ma and my doctors until I was moved to another drug. Then I realized the connection! However, otherwise, it was quite effective.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/19/2014 5:50:32 PM

Reviewer: Paul the golfer, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
first afib was 2008, cardioversion worked, no meds. second afib was 2013. given RX for Cordarone but WebMD research scared me. went to Cleveland Clinic, switched cardiologists, went on Tikosyn in hospital, cardio versioned successfully on first thump, and still in normal sinus rhythm 10 months later. expensive but alternatives are not good either. thanks CCF and my cardiologists.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/13/2014 9:13:02 AM

Reviewer: JB, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Five years with persistent AFib. Three ablations, multiple cardioversions, Multac, Rhymol, Toprol, and nothing worked for more than a few days. Tikosyn converted me to NSR in 8 hours. I have been on it now for a month. This is a miracle drug for me. I feel 10 years younger with no side effects. If you are fighting AFib, give this a try.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/9/2014 7:53:39 AM

Reviewer: linepower, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
5/21/2014 2:29:53 PM

Reviewer: John, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Started Tikosyn 2 mo ago, find it's worked great for Afib but I get lots of side effects. Insomnia, anxiety and depression along with vomiting trouble breathing and diarrhea. The medication is difficult to get and not many doctors are certified to prescribe it.

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