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I am 58 and have had PVCs since my 20's. I had some diagnosed episodes of Afib 3 years ago during a particularly stressful time. I have was put on 100 mg dose of Flecinaide per 24 hoiurs and that immediately stopped the episodes (and lessened my PVCs too!) A year and a half later my doctor allowed me to stop the drug. Still no more episodes for for a year and a half. Yay! I'm cured! Must've been the stress. Until a couple of weeks ago as I was leaving for a restful 2 week holiday and boom! There it is again!. After the first one I decided to try the flecainide 100 mg dose as before and it did nothing. (Luckily, I brought my most recent supply of Flec on holiday just in case) Upped it to 200 mg after 4 days and still had a close to 2 hour episode. All episodes so far have taken place beteween 8 and 11 pm. I am confused as to why this would return after being episode and medication free for 18 months and why isn't the Flecinaide working like it did 3 years ago at double the dose? The only similarity to 3 years ago is that the last 3 months were a little stressful. Of course I will be contacting my doctor about this now that I am home but was just wondering if anyone has any thoughts about this in the meantime
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