How is atrial fibrillation treated?
Aspirin and warfarin are two medications currently used. They interfere
with blood clotting, thus helping to reduce stroke risk in people with
atrial fibrillation. A nationwide study reported in December 1996 found
that less than 40 percent of patients with atrial fibrillation were
taking warfarin. Anticoagulants are also given to people who have