I stopped taking bisoprolol because it did a similar thing - though quicker and with alarming regularity....
It has just been prescribed for me, as I wanted to try another type of medication before agreeing to ablation....
Long episode of AFib
I am on the NHS waiting list for ablation & cant tolerate beta blockers....
I wrote at the beginning of the week about my visit to A&E, my first visit to a rheumatologist and my double vision. Well, the temporary patc...
My dad had a consultants appointment today for a follow up appointment and they’ve admitted him, gave him Verapamil and booked him in for an ...
Has anyone been given verapamil to use as a pill in the pocket to either stop tachycardia or stop pvc's ? 100ml of Flecainide didn't stop it ...
Why no procedure?
Recently my AF has worsened, getting palpitations, fast heart rate but not much over 100 so cardiologist is not concerned. Yesterday after fo...
For PIP, why is bisoprolol preferred to verapamil?
For someone not on medication, a common Pill in the Pocket is 100mg Flecainide + 1.25 to 2.5mg Bisoprolol ( your doses may be different ). Ha...
My turn in af
I've tried so hard over past few weeks. Since my wonderful husband was diagnosed with stomach cancer....
Living with AF
I have now been diagnosed with AF after having frequent episodes of palpitations over the last year or so. I am now on the waiting list for a...
Calcium channel blockers no good for vagal AF - Dr Sanjay Gupta
He talks about vagally mediated AF - near the end he discusses medication and recommends Flecainide but says that calcium channel blockers/an...
Rate Control for Cardioversion?
I have been in persistent Af for almost 3 months with my cardioversion date set for April 13, eleven days from now. On 120 mg of Verapamil fo...
Learning to cope with AF
I have just had my first NHS appointment with consultant and have been told I am on permanent AF and so there is no point in having an ablati...
AFib and breast cancer
I've had persistent AFib since last December after a couple of years of undiagnosed paroxysmal AF, accompanied by high blood pressure, which ...
Feeling a little lost 💔
Now I'm awaiting an ablation but the side effects of the meds are pretty much wiping me out, insomnia, nausea, tight chest. I've asked to res...
Search for guidance on the choice to Ablate Ectopic beats.
First post on forum, simply scared of Ablation and the possibility of worsening symptoms. I have been for an Echo and Stress Test(tread mill ...
I have just received a copy of the letter sent from my EP to my Cardiologist and it is suggesting I take 120mg of Veramapil SR. It has been ...
Verapamil side affects?!
Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has had insomnia from verapamil?...
Hair loss with Verapamil?
I'm reluctant to stop or reduce the Verapamil as I've been coping better with almost permanent AF since the dose increased....
Coming off Verapamil
Following visit to my EP today and an ECG my EP advised that my pulse rate was in the low 50s and therefore he suggested that I stop taking 1...
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