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    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    3/23/2016 7:25:16 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I would never use this again. Used it for three months, was reluctant to take it due to the nasty side effects and was told they only pertain to the elderly, took it for two months, suffered cardiac arrest from a long QT time it gave me. This was verified by the heart hospital, would never ever take it again. Woke up out of a coma a week and a half later and lucky to be alive!

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    9/10/2014 12:19:55 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male 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 use this medication for , what the cardiologist calls, the pill in the pocket. I take it as needed when in A-Fib. Within about 1 to 2 hours, my heart rythmm is back to normal. It does leave a metallic taste for about 24 hrs. Sure beats going to the ER to get cardioverted.

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    5/9/2014 3:17:38 PM

    Reviewer: gottago56, 55-64 Female 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:
    Have suffered from AF for 3+ years. Started with Rythmol twice per day, but began taking generic after a year with no difference in effectiveness. I suffer 1-2 episodes per year since taking the drug, but have suffered some weight gain and tiredness. Small price to pay for being nearly episode free. Current Dose Propafenone HSL SR 325 once per day at bedtime.

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    1/2/2014 5:29:53 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Have taken this drug at 600mg/day doses for 15years, have used it interchangeable with rythmol when it was not available. Not perfect, and have added bisoprolol, still have apx 8 episodes per year. Ablation has not worked for me.

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    9/3/2013 4:04:42 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    All in all this works for me. My main problem with it is fatigue. I take it three times again and the one in the afternoon is the one that causes the fatigue. That seems to be the only side effect besides weight gain which I hate.

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