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Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
5/21/2014 3:40:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 4 months on Sotalol I have not experienced any noticeable side effects. It has allowed me to return to my normal level of activity. Life is good.

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
4/20/2014 12:56:44 PM

Reviewer: ebyrds, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Most of the time, afib seems controlled. Do have episodes. Taking for years, more episodes lately. Side effects of hair loss and horrific scalp itch and back itch are maddening.

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
4/18/2014 3:51:34 PM

Reviewer: hanyak, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My life is basically over while on this drug. I am so out of breath I can barely walk. My husband has to do everything for me. I have been taking it for about 3 weeks and have absolutely no desire to do anything but sit very still.

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
4/2/2014 7:35:38 PM

Reviewer: Sparky, 75 or over 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:
75 year male with defibrillator. Taking 240mg twice daily for past year with good results. I do have fatigue and have to pace myself when doing PT for COPD twice weekly. Had leg swelling (water retention). Now that is controlled by Furosemide 120mg daily and blood tests indicate kidneys are doing fine. My Dr. had me try other AFIB drugs but had bad side effects. Thank God (and my cardiologis ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation
3/20/2014 2:19:53 PM

Reviewer: sotalol, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my hair is falling out and I have been on this for a few months. Wonder if the problem could be the drug (twice a day).

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