I been diagnosed with af about a year ago im 27 fit and healthy otherwise go to the gym a healthy weight I don't drink I don't do drugs, I got put on 200mg a day 100mg in a morning one at night, been taking for about two weeks, tbh they make me feel crap tired dizzy sick, but starting to get Hallucinations nothing crazy but little things like animals and things I can't explain never had anything like this happen in I'm putting it down to the flecainide, anyone else herd of this from flecainide or am I going crazy?
Flecainide problems anyone else having these side effects?
- 11 Mar 2018 by Marchud28
- 6 May 2018
- seizures, atrial fibrillation, flecainide, side effect, weight, diagnosis, drug
Added 11 Mar 2018:
I'm waiting for an ablation atm tried a number of different drugs to control my af this is the only successful one's, I've been shocked bk to rhythm 3 times so far and if I come off flecainide I don't want it to happen again its a catch 22, well that's if it is the flacanide causing the problems
Hi! No, you don’t sound crazy, but have you spoken to your Dr about this? Flecainide has a looong list of potential side effects! I get weird peripheral distortion (like a migraine aura) and I sometimes see a strange spider unlike any species in existence, which then disappears. Very unnerving! I’d love to get off this drug (on 50mg twice daily) as the other side effects are so debilitating. Good luck!
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