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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/13/2009 3:48:11 PM

Reviewer: AmioFailure, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband began using this medication July of 2007. He is followed by his primary care physician and cardiologist for years. In Feb 2009 he had a biventricular pacemaker inserted and his Amiodarone was increased from 200mg to 400 mg for one week by the electrophysiologist/md, then he went back to 200 mg. He fell in May while teaching our grandson to ride his bike. He hit his face on the street ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/12/2009 10:23:41 AM

Reviewer: RCF, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Dad took this drug after having a defibrillator implanted. Within days he developed shortness of breath and difficulty walking. During this time he was still in the hospital and not one healthcare professional considered that this drug might be responsible. At a follow 2 weeks after discharge his cardiologist suggested that it might be Amiodarone toxicity. He is now on oxygen full time, can har ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/13/2009 8:04:24 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
If your doctor is thinking about putting you on this medicine, DON'T let him. Don't let ANYONE you love be put on this medicine.My dad was put on this medicine after receiving a pacemaker. In less than a month's time he was admitted to a hospital due to what they thought was pneumonia. He was very weak then. After 2 days in hospital, they finally put him in ICU where he went into respi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/10/2009 9:21:30 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have had cronic AF for several years. During which time I have had Cardioversion 4 times but it only lasts a relatively short time. I have been on 200mg of Aminodarone for about a year with good results and no AF.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/7/2009 5:08:50 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After my husband was on the medicine for 1 month he developed an enlarged neck, difficulty breathing, chills, nausea and muscle weakness. We insisted that it was the drug, Dr's disagreed. He was put in the hospital and they treated the symptoms They would think he was ok and within 10 - 12 hours we were back in the hospital for the same symptoms. This went on for about three weeks on and of ... Show Full Comment

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