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    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    8/8/2020 1:28:22 PM

    Reviewer: Nick, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on 100mg BID took it for one day. I was 2 weeks post ablation for A-Fib. I developed major 8/10 chest pain and Shortness of great after second dose. Caused my HR to go up 134. Chest pain was persistent for 4 + days and developed new Endocarditis from it. I don’t recommend this drug post ablation.

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    4/5/2020 10:52:19 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I started having AFib episodes over 6 months ago. I was put on metoprolol and eliquis but the episodes continued. I started the Flecainide about three months ago and haven't had any AFib episodes, and no side effects to speak of. I'm encouraged by the reviews of people who have been taking it for years with good results.

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    1/31/2019 1:46:49 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Started on 50mg twice a day - first day, i had P/T. When i was done, and went to stand up, i was uncontrolably dizzy, and almost knocked the therapist over! Contacted my Dr, and asked if i could cut the tablet in half and take that teice a day - she OKd that. Took it yesterday, skrpt well, but wgen i got up i was literally bouncing back and forth off the furniture!! Donâ??t want AFib, but ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    5/25/2018 2:07:43 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Not one episode of afib or elevated HR or B/P since on Flecanide 50mg 2x daily. Very concerned about side eff. possible. Have had short episodes of dizziness, ringing in ears pretty constant and weight gain . See there could also be more heart risks.

    Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
    10/17/2017 7:49:32 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 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 started off with 75mg 2x but after two years was increased to 100mg 2x. My speculation was due to weight increase (plus 20 lbs. from A-fib onset). Have been taking for over 4 years and have lapsed into A-fib maybe a dozen times since I have been taking Flecainide. I feel the med is very effective for me.

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