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

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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
4/9/2008 2:44:13 PM

Reviewer: CindyT27, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Grandpa took this drug...he was a lineman for over 40 years and very self sufficiant as well as ver active...now he cant even get out of bed without someone helping him...this drug needs to be takin off the market....PLEASE dont let someone you care about take this drug.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
2/29/2008 12:47:19 AM

Reviewer: aron zen, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking the medicine for about one month and seem to have the following side effects: dizziness, constant headache and just feel tired often.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
2/14/2008 11:50:17 AM

Reviewer: soon to be momless, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mom is now under hospice care due to pulmonary fibrosis. Her vision has also gotten so blurry she no longer reads, one of her favorite pasttimes. Her doctor didn't have any explanation for this condition until we started our own research on this medicine. Looks like this is the drug that is killing her.Inform yourself and your doctor!!!

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

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