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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
62.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Amitriptyline [Actavis]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1582 real-world patients taking Amitriptyline [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1576 patients taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 71% felt that Amitriptyline [Actavis] was very / extremely effective, while 18% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 11% felt that Amitriptyline [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 1582 patients taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Amitriptyline [Actavis]? Of those asked 75% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 15% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 9% of patients using Amitriptyline [Actavis] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Amitriptyline [Actavis].
We recently asked 1582 patients who reported taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] how often they took it as prescribed? While 94% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 3% said that they often forgot to take their Amitriptyline [Actavis] as prescribed. Sadly 3% 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.
1582 patients using Amitriptyline [Actavis] 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 93% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Amitriptyline [Actavis] as prescribed by their doctor, 5% felt they found taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Amitriptyline [Actavis].
A patient survey asked 1582 patients just how confident they felt about taking Amitriptyline [Actavis]? 76% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amitriptyline [Actavis]. 19% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 6% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Amitriptyline [Actavis].
1558 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Amitriptyline [Actavis]. 84% said they found Amitriptyline [Actavis] to be very or extremely necessary, while 11% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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.
We asked 1434 patients using Amitriptyline [Actavis] how often they forgot to take their medication? 84% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 11% of patients taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 5% 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.
1462 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Amitriptyline [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages? 74% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 16% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 10% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.
When asking 1462 patients taking Amitriptyline [Actavis] 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, 13% 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 Amitriptyline [Actavis].
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