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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
3/21/2014 12:29:11 PM

Reviewer: Tinkerbell, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mom started taking this drug for AF 200 mg every day. She is constantly feeling sick and experiences vomiting, tremors, shortness of breath and the blood vessels ruptured in one of her eyes! The only thing this deadly drug has done for her is to help her atrial fib! Finally she is listening to me to get off this deadly med! Told her to see another cariologist before it kills her! Can't beli ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
3/21/2014 4:36:58 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took this medication for treatment of AF prior to a scheduled "cardio version" treatment that had failed once before. I had the treatment, am still taking Amiodarone and to date, have normal heart rhythm.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
3/18/2014 5:11:46 PM

Reviewer: John, Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took Amiodarone for over a year. Was effective for a short time but side effects were terrible. I lost weight, mostly due to muscle loss, suffered tremors and loss of muscle control. Even affected my eye muscles and resulted in double vision which now requires glasses to correct. I have been off this drug now for about four years but still suffer from the above side effects . This is a very danger ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
3/18/2014 3:29:55 PM

Reviewer: mysterh, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Was on this for 2 yaears after surgery worked great. Went off for 3 years then Afib returned. 1st cardioversion and Multaq didn't last so started amiodarone and converted again. Perfect rhythm since. Scary med but effective. Keep up with all dr visits for eyes, blood tests and chest x-rays.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
2/26/2014 1:01:52 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
VERY TOXIC. DO NOT TAKE>>> DIRECTLY CAUSED DEADLY LOW BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART RATE AND SEIZURES. ADMITTED TO ER WITH DIAGNOSIS OF "END OF LIFE PROCESS" AFTER 4 DAYS IN ICU AND BEING TAKEN OF THIS DANGEROUS AMIODARONE... GOD BLESSED ME AND SAVED MY LIFE. NO AFIB AND DOING WELL!!! I HAD ALL THE SYMPTOMS OF THE AMIODARONE TOXICITY AND MY CARDIOLOGIST AND PCP IGNORED ME FOR 2 MONTHS ... Show Full Comment

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