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76.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Allopurinol [Hexal]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1625 real-world patients taking Allopurinol [Hexal]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1618 patients taking Allopurinol [Hexal] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% felt that Allopurinol [Hexal] was very / extremely effective, while 13% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 7% felt that Allopurinol [Hexal] had only a slight or very little effect.
1625 patients taking Allopurinol [Hexal] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Allopurinol [Hexal]? 93% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol [Hexal], while 5% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Allopurinol [Hexal].
1625 patients using Allopurinol [Hexal] 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 [Hexal] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Allopurinol [Hexal] 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 using Allopurinol [Hexal] 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 [Hexal] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Allopurinol [Hexal] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Allopurinol [Hexal].
1625 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Allopurinol [Hexal]? 86% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Allopurinol [Hexal]. 12% felt only slightly confident while 2% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Allopurinol [Hexal].
We asked 1570 patients how necessary they found taking Allopurinol [Hexal]. 87% of the patients asked found Allopurinol [Hexal] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 9% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 3% of patients using Allopurinol [Hexal] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
We asked 1359 patients using Allopurinol [Hexal] 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 [Hexal] 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.
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 [Hexal] 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 [Hexal] 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 [Hexal] 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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