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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/22/2015 5:07:36 PM

Reviewer: Woyam, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had had several episodes of a-fib but they usually passed within a few minutes. I happened to have an a-fib episode while on mt doctors exam table. He referred me to a cardiologist who prescribed flecainide. I haven't had a significant episode in the last 10 years. Flecainide and warfarin have done the trick for me.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
6/15/2015 8:58:47 PM

Reviewer: Dave, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this drug since 2000 for serious problems. I am completely satisfied with the results. I can't tell that I even have atrial fib

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
5/12/2015 8:02:55 PM

Reviewer: Gerry, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication since 1999. I have had some fibrillation over the 16 years, but overall I barely notice I have a heart issue.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/7/2014 8:16:21 PM

Reviewer: rpasea, 55-64 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 started taking this about 4 years ago for occasional flutter and a-fib. No symptoms since taking the drug so I consider it very effective. I recently went off the drug at the doctor's suggestion to see if symptoms return as this drug can have serious side effects.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
11/16/2014 6:25:10 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Lots of side effects from taking this med. Ended up in the ER and was hospitalized for 5 days!

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