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Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs continued...

In July 2011, the FDA warned that a clinical trial of dronedarone was halted when the drug doubled the risk of death, stroke, and heart failure hospitalization in heart patients with permanent atrial fibrillation.

In 2013, the FDA reported more adverse effects of the drug on lung function. The drug can cause shortness of breath or cough related to lung damage. Call your doctor if you develop shortness of breath or a dry cough during treatment.

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