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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
76.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Allopurinol [Lafedar]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1560 real-world patients taking Allopurinol [Lafedar]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1553 patients taking Allopurinol [Lafedar] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% felt that Allopurinol [Lafedar] was very / extremely effective, while 13% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 7% felt that Allopurinol [Lafedar] had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 1560 patients taking Allopurinol [Lafedar] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Allopurinol [Lafedar]? Of those asked 92% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 5% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 3% of patients using Allopurinol [Lafedar] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Allopurinol [Lafedar].
We asked 1560 patients taking Allopurinol [Lafedar] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 1% often forgot to take their Allopurinol [Lafedar] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Allopurinol [Lafedar] 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.
We asked 1559 patients taking Allopurinol [Lafedar] how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There can be many factors why they found it difficult to take as prescribed. 98% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Allopurinol [Lafedar] as prescribed, whereas 2% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 1% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
1560 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Allopurinol [Lafedar]? 85% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Allopurinol [Lafedar]. 12% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Allopurinol [Lafedar].
We asked 1505 patients how necessary they found taking Allopurinol [Lafedar]. 87% of the patients asked found Allopurinol [Lafedar] 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 [Lafedar] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1294 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 [Lafedar] 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 1499 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 [Lafedar] 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.
When asking 1499 patients taking Allopurinol [Lafedar] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 82% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 12% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Allopurinol [Lafedar].
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