Skip to main content

User Reviews for Rythmol SR to treat Atrial Fibrillation

Rythmol SR has an average rating of 8.7 out of 10 from a total of 15 ratings for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. 73% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 7% reported a negative effect.

Rythmol SR Rating Summary

8.7/10 average rating

15 ratings from 15 user reviews.

Compare all 32 medications used in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.

10
60%
9
13%
8
0%
7
20%
6
0%
5
0%
4
0%
3
0%
2
7%
1
0%

Reviews for Rythmol SR

Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 2 years December 26, 2012

“Had a miserable life for 15 yrs of waiting for my heart to go out of rhythm and in to the emergency room. Rythmal has changed my life, I experience a flutter here and there but no total outs, my anxiety has decreased as well.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
itherni June 18, 2011

“I'm a 58 year old male. I have taken Rhythmol for a year. I started having many different heart rhythms after having an implant for ASD. Every night I would sleep sitting up, could not work effectively, and was worried if this would eventually kill me. In a year I have had not one skip or erratic heart beat. This medicine is amazing and I feel wonderful. It does give you a metallic taste but it's a small price to pay.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
tmn3006 August 6, 2009

“I am a 64 year old male and have been using Rythmol since January 05. I started with the standard Rythmol 150mg 3 times a day. This was inconvenient so my doctor put me on Rythmol SR 225mg twice a day and I have been on this regimen for three years with absolutely no side effects and no recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation. My concern is long term effect. I am at 4 1/2 years on Rythmol and see one person on this site with 13 years. I would like ot know if there are any other long term users and what their results are. Do I need to try ablation?”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
alanvega April 29, 2009

“I have used Rythmol or Propafenone for over 13 years for atrial fibrillation with good results. I'm taking 225mg twice a day. I drink lots of coffee with no problems. Alcoholic beverages will trigger my atrial fibrillation 95% of the time so I know longer drink. Wine seems to be the worst culprit. I have thought about an ablation but since the Rythmol works so well, I'm hesitant to have the procedure.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Dr. orders June 24, 2008

“Diagnosed with Atrial fibrillation a little over two years ago. Started Ryhthmol after taking thinners in preparation for Cardioreversion. Heart went back to normal rhythm just before I was to be shocked. Had infrequent short periods of Atrial fibrillation reoccuring. Doctor prescribed another anti-arrhythmics but I felt as though tennis ball was bouncing inside my chest. Went back to Rythmol 325 Sr and atenolol, both twice a day. I have stayed in rhythm for about a year, I have found that coffe and some Iced teas cause me to go out.”

9 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Blueforest May 29, 2008

“After 9 months on Sotolol, I was still having Atrial Fibrillation (AF). Switched to Rhythmol 225mg for 3 months and had occasional AF, but at 325 mg, I've only had one AF episode in 6 months. It's a blessing to lie down and go to sleep without the fear of AF starting up.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
walkmann March 25, 2010

“Atrial fibrillation onset 1997... have had 6 cardioversions since drugs would not convert to sinus rhythm. Started 325mg Rythmol SR 2x a day after last cardioversion (March 2007). Stopped drinking alcohol, and haven't had an episode since.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
MarkBV51 May 4, 2009

“I have been on Rythmol SR for about 6 weeks now. I was originally diagnosed with Atrial Flutter, but after the ablation procedure for this, it was then determined that I had Atrial Fibrillation and was put on Rythmol SR. This drug does not "solve" or "cure" the problem - all it does is subside it temporarily. As a result, I am scheduled for an Atrial fibrillation Ablation procedure this month. I have also had numerous side effects (dizziness, and bad taste in mouth). ”

7 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Anonymous December 5, 2010

“I have been on Rythmol 425 for 9 months. It seems to have controlled my atrial fibrillation as I know of only a couple occurrences since I started the Rythmol. Side effects have diminished but still have bouts of fatigue and constipation. This medicine seems to be okay but I hate taking something continuously at 51 years old.”

9 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
MiaBob March 16, 2008

“I just switched to Rythmol from Toporal and am checking it out. My heart hasn't done "afib" type things but I do have a horrible metalic taste that I wish would go away, outside of that it seems OK so far. Let me know your thoughts. I am a 51 year old male.”

7 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Anonymous August 5, 2009

“Since starting Rythmol SR 425 2.5 years ago, the percentage of time in atrial fibrillation has dropped from over 20% to under 3%. Absolutely no side effects. Glad I have insurance though and pay $120 for a 90 day supply, rather than over $1,000.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Anonymous September 18, 2009

“My husband has been using this medicine (225 mg) for nearly 2 years now. No side effects, but still has an episode at least 1 to 2 times a month. His regular Doctor doesn't seem to know much about Rythmol, so thought about taking him to a specialist now that I read your other comments.”

7 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Junior · Taken for less than 1 month April 4, 2021

“I'm a 49 year old male and have only taken propafenone slow release for 3 weeks and do NOT like it. I'm out of breath just walking and my heart is going crazy all the time. I feel it made things worse. I have an ablation surgery coming in a few days, hopefully that'll help. Very discouraged right now.”

2 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
SXD · Taken for 10 years or more June 2, 2013

“I've been on Rythmol 225 SR twice a day for over 8 years. My instances of Atrial Fibrillation are once or twice in a 6-month period. I am happy with the way it works!”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo
Anonymous August 7, 2010

“Rythmol 325mg twice daily is my life saver after trying 3 others over past 8 years with 6 cardioversions.”

10 / 10
Was this helpful?YesNo

This information is not intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews may be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, knowledge and judgement of healthcare professionals.

Learn more about Atrial Fibrillation

IBM Watson Micromedex

Symptoms and treatments

Mayo Clinic Reference