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How Do You Stop an AFib Attack? Topic Guide

How Do You Stop an AFib Attack? How Do You Stop an AFib Attack?: I have chronic atrial fibrillation, and I recently had a frightening attack. Luckily, my Afib attack happened at home when I was with my wife, so everything turned out OK, but I worry about what could happen if I were, for instance, driving. Is there any way to stop an atrial fibrillation attack as it’s happening?

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How Do You Stop an AFib Attack? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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dabigatran Dabigatran

Dabigatran is an anticoagulant (thrombin inhibitor) that helps prevent the formation of blood clots...learn more »

clopidogrel Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel is used to lower your risk of having a stroke, blood clot, or serious heart problem after you've had a heart attack, severe chest pain (angina), ...learn more »

enoxaparin Enoxaparin

Enoxaparin is an anticoagulant that helps prevent the formation of blood clots...learn more »

heparin Heparin

Heparin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »