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Indication
MULTAQ is a prescription medicine used to lower the chance you would need to go into the hospital for an irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation (AFib). It is meant for people who have had AFib in the past but are now in normal heart rhythm.
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What to expect when
taking multaq

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What benefits can I expect when taking MULTAQ?

MULTAQ can help you have more days without an AFib episode.What’s more, MULTAQ is the only prescription medicine of its kind proven to help lower your chance of going into the hospital for AFib.

MULTAQ can help you have more days without an AFib episode.What’s more, MULTAQ is the only prescription medicine of its kind proven to help lower your chance of going into the hospital for AFib.

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How long does it take for MULTAQ to work?

MULTAQ may take up to a week to build up in your system. Keep taking MULTAQ as prescribed, and talk to your doctor if you have specific questions regarding medical concerns or side effects.

MULTAQ may take up to a week to build up in your system. Keep taking MULTAQ as prescribed, and talk to your doctor if you have specific questions regarding medical concerns or side effects.

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I’ve been better for a long time. Can I stop taking MULTAQ?

Even if you’ve been better for a long time, it doesn’t mean you no longer have AFib. AFib is a chronic disease. Remember to keep taking MULTAQ as prescribed by your doctor.

Even if you’ve been better for a long time, it doesn’t mean you no longer have AFib. AFib is a chronic disease. Remember to keep taking MULTAQ as prescribed by your doctor.

WHEN TO CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR:

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Call your doctor right away if you notice your pulse is irregular.
This may be a sign that you are suffering from an AFib episode.

Call your doctor right away if you notice your pulse is irregular.
This may be a sign that you are suffering from an AFib episode.

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Always talk to your doctor if you experience symptoms that concern you.
Also, if you feel like you want to stop taking MULTAQ, talk with your doctor first.

Always talk to your doctor if you experience symptoms that concern you.
Also, if you feel like you want to stop taking MULTAQ, talk with your doctor first.

SERIOUS RISKS

  • Do not take MULTAQ if you have severe heart failure or if the symptoms have recently worsened. People with these conditions who take MULTAQ have an increased chance of dying
  • Do not take MULTAQ if you have permanent AFib. This is when your heart’s rhythm is abnormal and does not return to normal rhythm, even with medical treatment
  • You should not take MULTAQ if you are in AFib and your doctor is not planning to change you back into normal rhythm
  • MULTAQ may cause liver problems, including life-threatening liver failure

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS

When taking MULTAQ you may experience:

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Pain in the stomach area
  • Indigestion when you begin taking MULTAQ

Additional side effects may include:

  • Feeling tired and weak
  • Skin problems such as redness, rash, and itching