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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/9/2015 1:47:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Put on this med in Feb. 2014 while having mitral valve surgery and procedure to correct AFib. I had just about every side effect and thought I was going nuts. Already had a possible thyroid problem and this increased it. Hair was falling out. Nothing stopped the AFib til I had a cardioversion and I told the doc to get me off the drug. After 5 months the AFib came back but I refuse to go back on A ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
5/25/2015 9:57:19 PM

Reviewer: Evelynp, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Affected my thyroid, have been taken off this drug. Very adverse reaction to thyroid

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
5/11/2015 8:11:53 PM

Reviewer: Rose, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 83 year old female who was put on this medication August 25, 2014 after suffering congestive Heart failure, Ventricular tachycardia. I took 200mg each day. Recently had problem with blurred vision. As well as my hands going numb and cold. I had my eyes checked and the doc found that I had a serious problem in my left eye. Distorted vision, letters were blurred and I could not identify them ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
4/9/2015 11:07:57 AM

Reviewer: pebs, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I ALMOST DIED WITH THIS DRUG ,,,hundreds say relatives DID die THIS DRUG SHOULD BE REPORTED TO FDA AND TAKEN OFF THE MARKET NOW! one WISE dr saw that I was takeing it and said "STOP THat NOW" IF that doctor knew it's danger WHY do not others and FDA?? TELL FDA and Stop this killing drug

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
1/1/2015 7:58:21 AM

Reviewer: Sandy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been having problems with my joints,has this happen to anyone else

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