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I understand that I should monitor potassium on Flecainide/Warfarin. Why and how do I do this?

Diuretic. Persons with atrial fibrillation often are taking a diuretic which can deplete potassium from the body. That, in turn, can contribute to arrhythmias. The potassium test is part of the metabolic panel of blood tests which can be drawn by your doctor. Read more...

I'm 66 and on Flecainide for AF due to PFO closure. Also on Warfarin for same reason. I'm afraid of the flue injection - any advice?

Flu injection. The flu is a significant risk and the shot is usually a lower risk than the risk of hematoma from the shot in someone on warfarin. You should discuss this with your Dr. who is familiar with your anticoagulation state and your history of problems with it. Read more...