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Types of Afib

Amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone)
Amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone)

Amiodarone (Cordarone, Nextrone, Pacerone) is an oral and injectable medication prescribed to correct abnormal rhythms of the heart. Side effects, drug interactions (an extensive list), warnings and precautions, and pregnancy efficacy should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

Apixaban (Eliquis)
Apixaban (Eliquis)

Apixaban (Eliquis) is a drug that is prescribed preventing blood clots in people who have atrial fibrillation. Side effects, dosage, warnings and precautions, and pregnancy safety is included.

Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
Dabigatran (Pradaxa)

Dabigatran (Pradaxa) is a drug prescribed to reduce the risk of blood clots in the heart of individuals with atrial fibrillation. Pradaxa also is used to treat deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

Dofetilide (Tikosyn)
Dofetilide (Tikosyn)

TIKOSYN is indicated for the maintenance of normal sinus rhythm (delay in time to recurrence of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter [AF/AFl]) in patients with atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter of greater than one week duration who have been converted to normal sinus rhythm.

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Edoxaban (Savaysa)
Edoxaban (Savaysa)

SAVAYSA for AFib SAVAYSA ® (edoxaban) is a prescription medicine used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in people who have atrial fibrillation (AFib) not caused by a heart valve problem.

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Flecainide
Flecainide

Reviews and ratings for flecainide when used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation. 76 reviews submitted.

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Long Standing Persistent AF
Long Standing Persistent AF

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is a progressive condition, which means that it can start out very mild and develop into a much more serious ... Long-standing Persistent AFib.

Paroxysmal AF
Paroxysmal AF

Paroxysmal AFib is an episode of uncoordinated movement of the atria that occurs occasionally, then stops. Learn about causes, treatments, and risk factors. Paroxysmal AFib is an episode of uncoordinated movement of the atria that occurs occasionally, then stops.

Persistent AF
Persistent AF

Atrial fibrillation is the most common serious abnormal heart rhythm. In Europe and North America, as of 2014, it affects about 2 to 3% of the population. This is an increase from 0.4 to 1% of the population around 2005. In the developing world about 0.6% of males and 0.4% of females are affected.

Propafenone (Rythmol)
Propafenone (Rythmol)

Rythmol (propafenone): "Have had atrial fibrillation for 25 years. Tried a number a medicines and was on amiodarone for a few years but had to stop. Decided to give Rythmol a try, and have used it for more than 15 years.

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Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)

XARELTO ® is a prescription medicine used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation, not caused by a heart valve problem. For patients currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how XARELTO ® and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke.

Sotalol (Betapace, Sorine)
Sotalol (Betapace, Sorine)

Sotalol AF is used in people with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter. Sotalol (Betapace, Sorine) is not used for the same conditions that sotalol AF (Betapace AF) is used for. Sotalol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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Warfarin (Coumadin)
Warfarin (Coumadin)

Warfarin also is used in people with atrial fibrillation or artificial heart valves to reduce the risk of strokes, and after a heart attack. It also is helpful in preventing blood clots from forming in certain orthopedic surgeries such as knee or hip replacements.

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