i recieved an I.C.D about 15 months ago after a car acident damaged my heart, i was in very good shape at the time and have been doing well without it ever having to go off till last saterday when it shocked me once now my dr, from the small town has changed my med to amiodarone and i am only 45 years old and for the last 15 months had no problems walking for a number of miles (rest on hills though) i have heard about bad side effects and hope to hear some input about this drug please!!
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