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    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    2/2/2021 9:13:46 AM

    Reviewer: aquafina, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The side effects of this drug were horrible. Fatigue, insomnia, hand tremors, constipation with abdominal discomfort, headache, erectile dysfunction, easy bruising, nervousness. Mt doc took my off of it after one month. This stuff is poison!!!

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    12/31/2020 12:01:15 AM

    Reviewer: Closer, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I felt horrible for 3 days after receiving a loading dose in the hospital. However, once I settled into taking 200mg per day, I tolerated it very well. I took it for about 15 months. It helped keep me in sinus rhythm when I was at rest. However, when I worked out or did cardio, I often went into a-fib. So I discontinued taking amiodarone, and I had a catheter rf ablation. The ablation was successf ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    12/22/2020 8:44:22 AM

    Reviewer: Mike C, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I found out after the fact of taking this medication for a year that it can cause calcification in the eyes, which my optometrist noted I have, and also constipation, edema and a few other issues. My new cardiologist took me off of this medication until I suitable replacement can be found

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    1/9/2020 4:53:28 PM

    Reviewer: robo, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My brother in law was on this drug for years until finally another cardiologist at their office said nobody should be on this drugs for years due to the serious side affects. It was too late as it resulted in serious liver failure. He now goes to the hospital every 4 weeks to have up to 2 liters of fluid removed. My heart surgeon (I had 2 open heart surgeries to repair mitral valve leakage) put ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    11/8/2019 4:53:44 PM

    Reviewer: Charles Kuenzi, 75 or over 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:
    I was well aware and advised of the side effects of this drug. However, when I first had an afib attack three years ago, the hospital doctors spent almost a week trying every afib drug in their cabinet. Nothing worked. Amiodarone was the drug of last resort and It worked almost immediately. Since then I have had two more afig events and the Amiodarone again came to the rescue. After reading two pa ... Show Full Comment

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