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VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION Symptoms and Causes

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. When the heart beats faster than normal, it is called tachycardia. When the heart beats too slowly, it is called bradycardia. The most common type of arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation, which causes an irregular and fast heart beat.

Many factors can affect your heart's rhythm, such as having had a heart attack, smoking, congenital heart defects, and stress. Some substances or medicines may also cause arrhythmias.

Symptoms of arrhythmias include

  • Fast or slow heart beat
  • Skipping beats
  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

Your doctor can run tests to find out if you have an arrhythmia. Treatment to restore a normal heart rhythm may include medicines, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker, or sometimes surgery.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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Tikosyn Side Effects

Atrial Fibrillation (267)
Dizziness (156)
Fatigue (116)
Dyspnoea (110)
Headache (94)
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged (86)
Heart Rate Increased (83)
Condition Aggravated (79)
Arrhythmia (74)
Asthenia (68)
Nausea (62)
Chest Pain (61)
Diarrhoea (52)
Palpitations (48)
Feeling Abnormal (48)
Torsade De Pointes (45)
Urinary Tract Infection (40)
Blood Pressure Increased (39)
Cardiac Disorder (35)
Insomnia (34)
Heart Rate Irregular (32)
Pneumonia (31)
Hypertension (31)
Death (30)
Blood Potassium Decreased (30)
Malaise (30)
Ventricular Tachycardia (30)
Pain In Extremity (28)
Weight Decreased (27)
Vision Blurred (26)
Arthralgia (25)
Heart Rate Decreased (25)
Cough (25)
Weight Increased (24)
Anxiety (23)
Nasopharyngitis (22)
Tremor (21)
Hyperhidrosis (21)
Blood Creatinine Increased (20)
Chest Discomfort (20)
Renal Impairment (20)
Fall (20)
Muscle Spasms (19)
Vomiting (19)
Infection (19)
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Bronchitis (18)
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Depression (18)
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Recent Reviews

Has anyone had any side effects when taking amoxicillin with Tikosyn?

I have been on Tikosyn (500mg 2X/day) for a month and have experienced similar side effects as Janet in Oklahoma. Specifically weight gain and joint pain and stiffness.

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Since starting Tikosyn, I have experienced muscle pain, stiffness, bradycardia,weight gain, fatigue. Are these symptoms common and how do you combat them.

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I experience rapid heart beat several times. Then atrial fibrillation which lead to an intensive care stay in the hospital where cardioversion was used to convert the heart rate back to a normal sinus. Has anyone else had such a reation?

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I have been on Kerlone for about 4 months. Prior to that, amongst other drugs I was on Atenelol. I have atrial fibrillation. Almost as soon as I started taking Kerlone I had awful leg cramps at night and still have them. I was recommended cupru

VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
Rank Status Study
1 Recruiting PVI Using Cryoablation Alone in Paroxysmal AtF Patients Converted From Persistent AF With Dofetilide
Condition: Persistent AF Converted to Paroxysmal AF or Sinus Rhythm
Intervention: Procedure: Ablation
Outcome Measure: Freedom from atrial fibrillation/flutter
2 Recruiting Catheter Ablation for Recently Diagnosed Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
Interventions: Drug: Antiarrhythmic drug;   Procedure: Catheter ablation
Outcome Measures: Percentage of AF burden;   All-death death
3 Recruiting Comparison of Reverse Remodeling and PVI Versus CFAE and/or Linear Lesions and PVI for Persistent AF
Condition: Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Intervention: Procedure: Ablation
Outcome Measure: Freedom of atrial fibrillation/flutter
4 Recruiting Catheter Ablation vs Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial
Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation;   Arrhythmia
Interventions: Device: Left atrial ablation;   Drug: Rate or Rhythm Control Therapy
Outcome Measures: LA catheter ablation is superior to rate or rhythm control drug therapy for decreasing the incidence of the composite endpoint of total mortality, disabling stroke, serious bleeding, or cardiac arrest in patients warranting therapy for AF.;   LA catheter ablation is superior to rate or rhythm control drug therapy for reducing total mortality;   Total mortality or cardiovascular hospitalization;   Cardiovascular death;   Cardiovascular death or disabling stroke;   Arrhythmic death or cardiac arrest;   Heart failure death;   Freedom from recurrent AF;   Cardiovascular hospitalization;   Medical costs, resource utilization, and cost effectiveness;   Quality of Life;   Composite adverse events;   Left atrial size, morphology and function and its relationship to morbidity and mortality