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Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
11/20/2013 10:17:42 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
For years now I have suffered with shortness of breath, though I exercise regularly. I have AFIB and have just changed drugs. The former drug made me sleepy and without energy most of the time so my doctor prescribed Flecainide, 100 mg. twice a day. Since taking this drug, my shortness of breath has worsened dramatically.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/30/2013 3:17:22 PM

Reviewer: Reb, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I still get occassional palpatations but it does prevent the "run away" episodes. I can never miss a doseage so I am dependent upon the medicine.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
10/11/2013 9:00:57 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Have taken for 16 years - very effective

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
8/27/2013 11:38:33 PM

Reviewer: Trying2win, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Was not getting good relief until I started taking 3 per day, results are better, though I cannot miss a dose for even 15 minutes.

Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
8/15/2013 10:30:11 AM

Reviewer: chupri@comcasr.net, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
New PCP cautioned me about mortality effect of flecainide

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