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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Tikosyn Oral.

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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/19/2008 4:11:50 PM

Reviewer: Sis, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have not experienced any further symptoms of AF since starting Tikosyn. What I have experienced is difficulty getting certain other medical procedures completed because of the medication interaction problems. Dental procedures requiring local anesthetics are not possible since I can not use any of the "cains". Treatments for skin problems that might have steroids in them can not be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/7/2008 11:22:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Two and one half hours after taking the first dose of Tikosyn my heart went back into rhythm. I am very happy with the results I have gotten from Tikosyn so far.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
8/18/2008 11:55:11 AM

Reviewer: Bob, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug has corrected most of rythem problems but I am having some side effects, such as tightning around the abdomen trouble breathing deep breaths, tingling in the hands and feet.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
7/7/2008 11:25:58 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taken off amiodarone because it caused very bad thyroid problems. Tikosyn has shown absolutely no effect to date. The main problem is a 200 mile round trip to have an EKG and blood work. It seems to me most doctors are afraid of tikysin and those that aren't are aloof. Don't take this drug. I went from hypothyroidism to hyperthyroidism. My thyroid number went to 34 and now my k ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
5/21/2008 9:27:49 PM

Reviewer: PK, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
SCARY MED

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