After a heart attack 15 years ago, my doctor put me on 200
milligrams of amiodarone daily to halt episodes of ventricular
tachycardia. I started a vigorous exercise program that has
gradually improved my ejection fraction from 35% to 55%. Three
years ago, I started cutting back on amiodarone because of side
effects. My latest electrocardiogram showed no signs of
ventricular tachycardia, and my doctor wants me to stop taking
amiodarone. That worries me. Any thoughts on what I should do?
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