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A Fib

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(Atrial fibrillation)
Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), and involves the two upp...
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Amiodarone 2,242 Sotalol 2,037 Metoprolol 1,373
69,350 conversations around the web about A Fib to help you make a decision
69,350 conversations around the web about A Fib to help you make a decision
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A Fib & Swollen Ankles

0.16% of the posts that mention Swollen Ankles also mention A Fib (47 posts)
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" ...stopped working. My AFIB stopped completely ...a little weight and have some minor swelling in my ankles... "

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" ...echocardiogram, heart cath., cardioversion, etc. with no lasting results. Now in 10 days on this med I have experienced swollen ankles and have put on 7-8 lbs. with no improvement. The doctor says... "

" ...I started with 50 mg but that knocked my resting heart rate to 38, and I had ankle swelling. 25 mg worked much better for me, now my resting rate is around 50, afib will take it up to 140, however... "

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" ...has a fib. She has been placed on several meds. She is now experiencing ankle swelling . Is... "

" I had ankle swelling when I had untreated afib of my heart, so you might want to run it by your primary care doc and get it checked out. Lots of things can cause fluid... "

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" ...to treat afib and high blood pressure , especially calcium channel blockers, cause foot and ankle swelling . I have afib and take (among other meds) cardizem, a calcium channel ...also take coum... "

" ...ankles swell at the end of the day , my gp says its a common side effect of amlodipine but he is going to do a blood test for heart disease as a precaution which being a worrier has got me in a pan... "

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" ...Mom has suffered with swollen ankles and feet since her chemo. She had cisplatin and etoposide with ...She now has congestive heart failure and a fib. It took the... "

" ...some of my 50 mg metoprolol pills right now. I have ...mg drops my heart rate under 40 and my ankles swell. I was does fine on 25 mg for 4 ...until year 5 when the AFIB got out of... "

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" ...I think the ankle swelling is leaving - ...return of AFib (thank heavens for Diltiazem), but I think the heart being whacked out was starting up a few days before I switched to the Diovan so I... "

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