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The following results on this page are based on 8123 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 71.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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71.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(8052 respondents)

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Extremely effective (29%)
Very (43%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(8123 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (76%)
Slightly (15%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

We asked patients how often they took this medication as prescribed.

(8123 respondents)

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All the time (84%)
Most of the time (10%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(8122 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (95%)
Slightly (3%)
Somewhat (2%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(8123 respondents)

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Extremely confident (51%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(7981 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (46%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (13%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(6362 respondents)

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Never (59%)
Rarely (33%)
Sometimes (6%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(7855 respondents)

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Extremely (43%)
Large (34%)
Moderate (14%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (6%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(7855 respondents)

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Very satisfied (42%)
Satisfied (38%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (13%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 8123 real-world patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

8052 patients who were using acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 73% were very positive about acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 21% felt acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 8123 patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) just how bothered they were by side effects? 91% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 6% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient). This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient).

We asked 8123 patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 94% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 3% often forgot to take their acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) as prescribed. This leaves 3% who sadly forgot to take their acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.

8122 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 97% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) as prescribed, 2% found taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) very difficult which left 1% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

8123 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient)? 85% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient). 12% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient).

7981 patients were asked how necessary they found taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient). 82% said they found acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary, while 13% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% of patients asked found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them. If you feel your medication is unnecessary, please talk to your doctor about it.

6362 patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient), although 6% of patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 2% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

When we asked 7855 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 77% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) outweighed any disadvantages. 14% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 9% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

We asked 7855 patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 13% of the patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (active ingredient) when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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