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Have paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Prescribed flecainide and aspirin. Right medication?

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hello i have been told to take 100mg of aspirin each day..i have paraxysmol af..i also have flecanide as a pill in the pocket this a good regime....
Posted Sun, 7 Apr 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 58 minutes later
Hi friend,
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Flecainide is to treat the paroxysmal Atrial fibrillation
Aspirin is to prevent clot formation
It is a good regime / state of the art.

The ideal approach will be further investigations – Electro Physiological Study (EPS) > it resembles angio – a catheter is put inside the heart / electrical activity recorded / stimulation and suppression tests are carried out / suitable medicine tested and so on. Though the test is the gold standard, it is INVASIVE and is not generally done unless there are compelling indications. This super-speciality expert is called ELECTRO-PHYSIOLOGIST. The treating doctor may suggest them depending on need, based on his assessment of the situation.
Treatment (like isolation or ablation) could also be done during EPS.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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