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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
76.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Allopurinol
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1565 real-world patients taking Allopurinol. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1558 patients who were using Allopurinol were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Allopurinol answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 13% felt Allopurinol was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Allopurinol had only a slight or very little effect for them.
1565 patients taking Allopurinol were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Allopurinol? 92% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol, while 5% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol.
1565 patients using Allopurinol were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Allopurinol as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Allopurinol all the time. Remembering to take your medication at the right time is so important. Try using our free app DrugStars to help you remember to take your meds correctly.
1564 patients using Allopurinol were asked how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There are several reasons why it can be difficult for a patient to take their medication as prescribed. Luckily 98% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Allopurinol as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Allopurinol very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Allopurinol.
A patient survey asked 1565 patients just how confident they felt about taking Allopurinol? 85% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Allopurinol. 12% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Allopurinol.
When asking 1510 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 87% said they felt taking Allopurinol to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt Allopurinol to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Allopurinol found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1299 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 6% of those taking Allopurinol reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 2% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.
When we asked 1504 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 80% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Allopurinol outweighed any disadvantages. 11% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 8% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
We asked 1504 patients taking Allopurinol in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 82% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 12% of the patients taking Allopurinol 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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