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Alopurinol [Generis]

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The following results on this page are based on 1560 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 76.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Alopurinol [Generis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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76.6

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1553 respondents)

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Extremely effective (38%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (13%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(1560 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (77%)
Slightly (15%)
Somewhat (5%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(1560 respondents)

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

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

(1559 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (93%)
Slightly (5%)
Somewhat (2%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(1560 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.

(1505 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.

(1294 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.

(1499 respondents)

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Extremely (48%)
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.

(1499 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 1560 real-world patients taking Alopurinol [Generis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1553 patients taking Alopurinol [Generis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% felt that Alopurinol [Generis] was very / extremely effective, while 13% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 7% felt that Alopurinol [Generis] had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 1560 patients taking Alopurinol [Generis] just how bothered they were by side effects? 92% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 5% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Alopurinol [Generis]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Alopurinol [Generis] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Alopurinol [Generis].

We asked 1560 patients taking Alopurinol [Generis] 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 Alopurinol [Generis] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Alopurinol [Generis] 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.

1559 patients using Alopurinol [Generis] 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 Alopurinol [Generis] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Alopurinol [Generis] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Alopurinol [Generis].

In a recent patient survey, we asked 1560 patients how confident they felt about taking Alopurinol [Generis]? 85% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Alopurinol [Generis]. while 12% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Alopurinol [Generis].

1505 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Alopurinol [Generis]. 87% said they found Alopurinol [Generis] 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.

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 Alopurinol [Generis] 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.

Surveying 1499 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Alopurinol [Generis]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 80% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Alopurinol [Generis] may have. 11% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 8% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

We asked 1499 patients taking Alopurinol [Generis] 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 Alopurinol [Generis] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 6% 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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