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

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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
2/7/2008 1:16:24 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on it for a long time and am concerned about the many warnings against using it.Is it important for my lever or other organs to be checked regularly?

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
1/8/2008 2:42:56 AM

Reviewer: Karen Muccino, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My father died from Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity. He was taking 200mg for 10 months. He was a retired OBGYN and neither he nor his Cardiologist thought his dry cough was a warning symptom that he was developing lung damage due to Amiodarone. The FDA suggested that Wyeth put out a stronger warning about lung damage in 2003. Wyeth did not release the updated warning until 9 months after my Father d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/15/2007 1:11:52 PM

Reviewer: 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:
This med has caused severe irreversible pulmonary fibrosis in my father who is now on his death bed. Please do not let anyone you love take this drug.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/29/2007 5:42:47 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It took awhile to load (3-4 weeks). Once it did it has worked great! I'm down to 100 mg once a day now. I was currently on thyroid medicine for hypothyroidism and still am. Medicine has slowed my thyroid down a bit more.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/15/2007 12:48:33 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I developed atrial fibrilation several years ago. After about 2 months of treatment with Amiodaraone, my heart returned to normal rythym. I continue to take this drug and the a-fib has never returned. No side effects experienced

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