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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
11/13/2009 9:08:40 AM

Reviewer: darla, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Amiodarone gave me multiple side effects. Lung toxicity was tops and that effects ability to walk (not enough oxygen in blood)...I was coughing and wheezing alot, upper esophagus partly paralized that affected swallowing. Hair loss, lower part of lungs couldn't get air (Felt stiff) Also hands and feet swollen, itchy hyperpigmented spots on face and neck, loss of taste, EXTREMELY TIRED, eyes s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
11/11/2009 10:55:26 PM

Reviewer: ernie, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband was given this medication in April,2009 because the pacemaker test was read wrong. He was only on it for 5 days. Since discovering it was wrong and he should have not taken the medicine at all he has started having trouble in his joints. He cna barely walk on his left foot and his right hand and wrist is swelling and painful too. He was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis but did not ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
11/4/2009 11:23:04 AM

Reviewer: tazmanuk, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Having several cardioversions, I was put on Amiodarone 200mg. I have trouble with joints, weakness in muscles.Also my eyesight has really deteriorated in the 12 months I have been on this. I recently October 2009, had an ablation to rectify my severe AF. I know it is only 6 weeks since my operation, the benefits have been brilliant. Hopefully My Consultant will remove the Amiodarone after my next ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/25/2009 11:55:38 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
developed tremours

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

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