Amiodarone is a drug that is extremely effective in getting the heart
to beat regularly, but as claytex mentioned, it has side effects
. However, danger of a stroke trumps the side effects of the drug. I went into Afib after bypass surgery and was administered Amiodarone, and it stopped the Afib within twenty-four hours. My side effects were itchy eyes from the drug, and believe me, itchy eyes was an easy trade-off from a stroke.
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