I was diagnosed with AF last August and although they started me on Amiodarone with a view to cardioversion I could not tolerate it. Nor could I tolerate beta blockers, ACE inhibitors or any of the other drugs they tried me on. These drugs make me feel even more breathless and to add to that feeling dizzy and sick. There is more to life than breathing, and, feeling ill all the time is not it. My EP saw me in January and after writing to inform him I could not take the drug he prescribed they sent me another appointment for June. (He only comes for a clinic every three months) My breathing is getting worse and so I am unable to take walking only very slowly, for about 20 mtrs before stopping and catching my breath. After about 40 mins. I have to lie down as I have no energy or breath to go any further without a complete rest. Is it worth going and seeing my GP or just wait until June and see what my EP has in mind? I don't think it will be much as he has written to me to say that because my AF is persistent it is unlikely he will be able to treat it. This so getting me down as I do't seem to be able to get a straight answer form anyone.
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