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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
8/24/2011 3:14:18 PM

Reviewer: Sam Licata, 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:
Lost 45 pds., Heat surges from feet to head, nausha, headaches, attacks nervous system,tremers & numbness of hands & feet, can not eat without getting sick, seems to interact with all medications, feel ill/sick all the time. Took pills 5 months & have been off 135 days. Still terrably sick. Been in Hospital 5 times. Lungs & esophagus hurt, eyes are being attacked. Not had Heart ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
3/24/2011 7:34:37 PM

Reviewer: southernbellak, 45-54 Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mother passed away in January 2011 after many years of being on amiodarone.Death certificate stated she had interstitial pneumonitis and respiratory. As you may know this drug causes respiratory failure and I believe it contributed to her death as she was never diagnosed or had any respiratory problems. Pulmonary fibrosis doesn't just creep up on you. Does anyone have any patient informati ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/7/2010 11:23:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Taking 400 mg to begin treatment for A-fib. After about 3 weeks, I have experienced new problems. Bruise very easily, strong blood in urine, baloated stomach, possible swelling of kidney, Thyroid factor of 1.1 (bottom normal is 4.5), trouble with balance when walking, poor sleep, lots of yawning, swelling of feet and shins. I had seemed to be doing good and all of a sudden all hell broke loose. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
7/20/2010 10:05:56 AM

Reviewer: Oliver, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was having a procedure called Atrial Ablation, when the doctor nickef my heart, had to be rushed to the OR for Surgery. In hospital for 5 days heart did not go back into normal sinus rythum, put me on this drug. 4 Years later still on drug, having problems with shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, weight gain, stomack protrusion. Have had 4 Cat Scans in 4 years having another today to che ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
7/8/2010 2:22:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am taking 1-200 mg. Amio tablet a day as a post-open heart surgery for ASD (hole in heart) repair. I have noticed that I have more acid indigestion. From this site, I realize that part of the formula for Amio is HCL - basically, stomach acid. I have had problems with HCL before. Now I know why Amio is bothering me. Pepto Bismal tabliets help, but I might take something stronger.

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