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76.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Allopurinol [Acis]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1625 real-world patients taking Allopurinol [Acis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1618 patients who were using Allopurinol [Acis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Allopurinol [Acis] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 13% felt Allopurinol [Acis] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Allopurinol [Acis] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
1625 patients taking Allopurinol [Acis] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Allopurinol [Acis]? 93% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol [Acis], while 5% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol [Acis].
1625 patients using Allopurinol [Acis] 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 [Acis] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Allopurinol [Acis] 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.
1624 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Allopurinol [Acis] as prescribed, 2% found taking Allopurinol [Acis] 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.
A patient survey asked 1625 patients just how confident they felt about taking Allopurinol [Acis]? 86% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Allopurinol [Acis]. 12% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 2% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Allopurinol [Acis].
1570 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Allopurinol [Acis]. 87% said they found Allopurinol [Acis] to be very or extremely necessary, while 9% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 3% 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.
We asked 1359 patients using Allopurinol [Acis] how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 6% of patients taking Allopurinol [Acis] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 2% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.
1564 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Allopurinol [Acis] outweighed its disadvantages? 80% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Allopurinol [Acis] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 11% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 8% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.
We asked 1564 patients taking Allopurinol [Acis] 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 [Acis] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 5% 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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