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The following results on this page are based on 82 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 75.1 in the range of -100 to +100 for Zitromax To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(81 respondents)


Extremely effective (40%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (0%)
Very little effective (0%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(82 respondents)


Not at all bothered (50%)
Slightly (40%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (1%)
Extremely bothered (2%)
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Cifin n = 46 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 86.6
Kalydeco n = 66 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 85.8
Creon n = 386 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 83.0
Kreon n = 133 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.2
Zitromax n = 82 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 75.1
Pulmozyme n = 142 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.8
Tobi n = 53 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.3
Surlid n = 67 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.1
Orkambi n = 35 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.2
Tobramycin n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.0
Roxithromycin n = 28 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.2
Cayston n = 24 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 39.9

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 82 real-world patients taking Zitromax. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

81 patients taking Zitromax were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 81% responded very positively about Zitromax reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 19% reported that they felt Zitromax was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 0% of the patients asked reported that Zitromax had only a slight or very little effect for them.

82 patients taking Zitromax were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Zitromax? 90% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Zitromax, while 6% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 4% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Zitromax.


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