Hello all - I'm very new to the group, (one week) so I'm constantly in need of advice and opinions. I was diagnosed with Afib last December and started on Warfarin in January. Last Wednesday, I saw a new Cardiologist who said I'm at high risk of stroke, and he immediately put me on a beta-blocker (Atenolol) and has me in line for Cardioversion. The AF support group has been wonderful and helped me to cope with the shock and depression. Now I need to know whether anyone else has developed a swollen, painful foot and lower leg, with reddened skin, linked to the medication. My GP says it might be an infection, so has prescribed an antibiotic (Flucloxillin). Oh, no! Not more drugs! I'd very much appreciate your comments.
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