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Adizem-sr (diltiazem): started taking this for atrial fibrillation. how long will i have to take them?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Afib: Simplest answer is as long as you need it.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Atrial fibrillation: Afib is a rapid irregular heart rhythm which can decrease heart efficiency as much as 20% in some patients. It can also be associated with clotting and clots travelling around the body to cause stroke or other problems. Some people have atrial fibrillation as their normal rhythm. Talk to your dr. About it if you have it.

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