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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
2/21/2009 3:16:47 PM

Reviewer: Pacemaker, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started taking Flecainide almost 2 years ago,I am 37 and have a pacemaker.Started having problems over 10 years ago.Until one moring I work up with my heart going crazy.Had an ablation done and it came with a free pacemaker.I had a coupon.But I still had problems with afib.I was not symptomatic it just drove me crazy,and I was on blood thinners.I would go into a bad spat of a fib about once a mont ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
1/14/2009 9:05:14 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Although I have fewer long bouts I still deal with weekly short attacks. 15 to 60 secs. sometimes less sometimes more. I am 41 years old taking 50m twice a day.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
1/12/2009 2:58:33 PM

Reviewer: Brian J., 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm on 50mg of Flecainide and have been taking it for about 1.5yrs. I am currently 27yrs old and started on it about a month before my 26th birthday. Have suffered from side effects ranging from blurry vision and constipation to trouble sleeping and trouble getting up in the mornings after I finally do fall asleep. I feel exhausted during the middle of the day and completely drained aroun ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/23/2008 3:01:51 AM

Reviewer: bring310@aol.com, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this drug for 5yrs. and have not had any problems with it. I take 50mm in the morning and in the evening. My heart rythms are good and am checked by my cardiolist every 4-5months.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
12/16/2008 5:53:32 PM

Reviewer: lmries, 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 have been taking 100 mg. of this drug 2 x day for 4 months. Seems each drug I takes takes its "pound of flesh" in other ways. Although I have NOT had an episode of A-Fib since taking this drug, I have had other symptoms which I can't pin down to the drug or others I take. Overall nausea (a sick backache?) and other "discomforts". Overall I feel I am better off with thi ... Show Full Comment

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