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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

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/16/2008 12:39:18 AM

Reviewer: 67Fairlane, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have cronic AF. I've been cardioverted 8 times, it never lasts more then a few days. I have tried probably every drug out there; flecinide, Rythomol, Toporal, either they didn't work or in the case of Flecinide, I didn't sleep for 3 days which is a rare side effect. I have had two Cardio Ablations, after the first I was on Aamiodarone for six months, didn't work and the possible ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/8/2008 3:13:03 PM

Reviewer: steeltrap, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
took this drug for 4 yrs. kept heart beat regular, didnt like side effects. sunburn easily, blurry vision, and I beleive it caused heart attack related symptoms(chest discomfort, nausea, cold sweat. another doc besides my regular heart doc put me on Rythmol or Rythmol RS (generic is Propafenone) less side effects. would reccomend Rythmol.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/3/2008 8:14:12 PM

Reviewer: Susie Q, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on 100mg daily for 6-7 years-- A Fib seems to be gone. Dr. says this is the best med for me & that I'm not a candidate for ablation. The only regular blood work I get is for pro time. I have a history of thyroid (Graves Disease. I am now beginning to think that this med is the reason behind my fatigue, shortness of breath (I have had echos & x-rays and pulmonary funct ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/2/2008 2:29:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mom has been on this drug for approx 6mo. she is experiencing difficulty breathing she feels like she can't get a breath in. She has had the ecg, echo, PFT,and all are ok. After some looking she best fits into a possible Primary Pulmonary Hypertention.Anyone out there with similiar situation?

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