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

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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
1/27/2009 9:46:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am now recovering at home after 6 days in the hospital caused by side effects of this medicine. My platelet count dropped to 10,000, could not walk to my mailbox without stopping with shortness of breath, had URI, hyperthyroidism and lung inflammation which caused my oxygen level on room air to drop to 80%. I would not recommend this poison to anyone without VERY close supervision by a true pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/31/2008 2:38:33 PM

Reviewer: miller, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have used for five years; still have intermittent atiral fib. concerned about possible liver & thyroid problems.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/31/2008 6:22:09 AM

Reviewer: Yaymee, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mom is currently hospitalized with Amiodarone induced Lung Toxicity. MRI shows damage throughout her lungs. She never smoked. Her Thyroid is destroyed. Her symptoms are severe lack of energy, low-grade fever, shortness of breath and hair loss. Please find another soluton - don't let your loved ones take this drug.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/27/2008 4:25:26 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor prescribed amiodarone for my afib about 3 years ago. I was on it for 4 months. I developed thyroid problems and have been on meds for that ever since. While taking the amiodarone my eyes starting twitching to the point that I could hardly read or watch TV. At night my legs and arms twitched so badly that I could hardly sleep. My eyes still twitch occasionally and I haven't been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/25/2008 10:48:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had AF for 4 years. Amio helped get me back in rhythm. Side effects of fatigue,cold became intolerable. It did maintain rhythm. One year ago I got off. Now have controlled AF and feel much better but have irregular pulse. Now have two more problems to deal with - take thyroid for life and beginning dry macular degeneration. I am functioning better but have added two more lifelong health p ... Show Full Comment

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