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The following results on this page are based on 1625 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 [Takeda] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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76.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1618 respondents)

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Extremely effective (39%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (13%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (3%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(1625 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (78%)
Slightly (15%)
Somewhat (5%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

We asked patients how often they took this medication as prescribed.

(1625 respondents)

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All the time (86%)
Most of the time (12%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (0%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(1624 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (93%)
Slightly (5%)
Somewhat (2%)
Very (0%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(1625 respondents)

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Extremely confident (51%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1570 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (51%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(1359 respondents)

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Never (58%)
Rarely (34%)
Sometimes (6%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(1564 respondents)

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Extremely (49%)
Large (32%)
Moderate (11%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (6%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(1564 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (37%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (12%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1625 real-world patients taking Allopurinol [Takeda]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1618 patients who were using Allopurinol [Takeda] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Allopurinol [Takeda] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 13% felt Allopurinol [Takeda] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Allopurinol [Takeda] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 1625 patients taking Allopurinol [Takeda] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Allopurinol [Takeda]? Of those asked 93% 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 [Takeda] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Allopurinol [Takeda].

1625 patients using Allopurinol [Takeda] 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 [Takeda] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Allopurinol [Takeda] 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 [Takeda] 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 [Takeda] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Allopurinol [Takeda] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Allopurinol [Takeda].

In a recent patient survey, we asked 1625 patients how confident they felt about taking Allopurinol [Takeda]? 86% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Allopurinol [Takeda]. while 12% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 2% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Allopurinol [Takeda].

1570 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Allopurinol [Takeda]. 87% said they found Allopurinol [Takeda] 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.

1359 patients taking Allopurinol [Takeda] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Allopurinol [Takeda], although 6% of patients taking Allopurinol [Takeda] 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.

1564 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Allopurinol [Takeda] outweighed its disadvantages? 80% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Allopurinol [Takeda] 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.

When asking 1564 patients taking Allopurinol [Takeda] 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 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Allopurinol [Takeda].

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