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

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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/29/2008 6:51:11 PM

Reviewer: ninaknows, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After 3 months, have suffered w/post nasal drip, constant coughing, swollen eyes. Have been treated for 2 wks for allergies. No good results. I feel it may be this medication. Am also on Lipitor, and Diltiazem for blood pressure. Any way to compare to others on this web site?

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/26/2008 7:09:25 PM

Reviewer: Bobo, 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:
I have had A-fib for over 30 years on an irregular basis. I averaged one episode a year until June of 2006. That is when I started having A-fib 3 times a week on average. My Cardiologist has tried many drugs to control it. Finally in September he put me on Flecainide 50mg twice a day and I haven't had a sustainable episode since. I can feel my heart wanting to start A-fib, but it goes back int ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/17/2008 12:47:07 AM

Reviewer: jds, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
after taking far too long to id the a-fib, finally was put on 50mg 2x day. worked for a short while but episodes recurred. was increased to 100mg 2x day and have had few episodes over last 5 years. seems that the body adjusts to the dose amd must be increased over time. I will NOT go through any surgery as long as I can control the condition with this drug. I don't know of any side effects I c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
9/9/2008 12:36:29 PM

Reviewer: ninaknows, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Am not sure if it is controlling the sporadic bouts with a-fib, but I've developed allergy symptoms of post nasal drip, constant coughing, light headaches. After 3 months, feel it is due to one of my medications...or combinations. Also on Aceon and Lipitor.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
8/6/2008 4:06:15 PM

Reviewer: MIKEG, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Flecainide for 3 years and have not had AF since.

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