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    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    9/14/2008 11:15:08 PM

    Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My father is currently being evaluated for possible drug-induced pneumonia following taking amiodarone for several weeks. His pneumonia is resisting treatment with IV antibiotics. After reading the other reviews posted here, I can't imagine why his cardiologist even considered using it for a patient already dealing with serious lung disease!

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    8/4/2008 3:57:48 PM

    Reviewer: CyndyR, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am taking this Medication for 3 months and have alot of side effects such as: Chest discomfort, dizzieness, blurred vision, light headedness, upset stomach with consitpation. Doctor stated even though all test show heart is OK must take this med for 6 months or if fibrillation comes again would nee dto be on this med for the rest of my life. So I continue to take this med. I have spoken to m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    7/17/2008 4:15:49 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    unfortunately,i did not tolerate this medicine at all.also, unfortunately, i had serious side effects from this medicine and didn't realize that they were side effects. my physician told me not to pay attention to too many of the side effects or i would be scared off the med by them. after being on the medicine for 5 weeks i awoke one day barely able to get out of bed and get downstairs. i had ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    6/12/2008 3:09:26 AM

    Reviewer:

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My father died 2 months ago from Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity (however, his cause of death was officially labeled as "Interstitial Pneumonia”). He had only been on the drug for approximately 5-6 weeks, following a highly successful heart valve replacement surgery. He had some minor pulmonary fibrosis prior to this and was 76 yrs. old. In my opinion, his cardiologist should never have put ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    6/3/2008 11:50:30 AM

    Reviewer: sxc25, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Good News - Amiodarone immediately improved all AFib symptoms. Bad News - I have recently started seeing Halos around lights and my vision has drastically changed. Looking for alternative.

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