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unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
76.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Allopurinol [DAK]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1625 real-world patients taking Allopurinol [DAK]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1618 patients taking Allopurinol [DAK] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 80% responded very positively about Allopurinol [DAK] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 13% reported that they felt Allopurinol [DAK] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 7% of the patients asked reported that Allopurinol [DAK] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
1625 patients taking Allopurinol [DAK] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Allopurinol [DAK]? 93% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol [DAK], while 5% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol [DAK].
We recently asked 1625 patients who reported taking Allopurinol [DAK] how often they took it as prescribed? While 98% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Allopurinol [DAK] as prescribed. Sadly 1% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.
1624 patients using Allopurinol [DAK] 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 [DAK] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Allopurinol [DAK] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Allopurinol [DAK].
1625 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Allopurinol [DAK]? 86% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Allopurinol [DAK]. 12% felt only slightly confident while 2% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Allopurinol [DAK].
When asking 1570 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 87% said they felt taking Allopurinol [DAK] to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt Allopurinol [DAK] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Allopurinol [DAK] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1359 patients taking Allopurinol [DAK] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Allopurinol [DAK], although 6% of patients taking Allopurinol [DAK] 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 1564 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 [DAK] 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 1564 patients taking Allopurinol [DAK] 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 [DAK] 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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