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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
74.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Amlodipin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7197 real-world patients taking Amlodipin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
7174 patients taking Amlodipin were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 80% responded very positively about Amlodipin reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 16% reported that they felt Amlodipin was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Amlodipin had only a slight or very little effect for them.
7197 patients taking Amlodipin were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Amlodipin? 89% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Amlodipin, while 7% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Amlodipin.
7197 patients using Amlodipin were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Amlodipin as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Amlodipin 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.
7196 patients using Amlodipin 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 Amlodipin as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Amlodipin very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Amlodipin.
A patient survey asked 7197 patients just how confident they felt about taking Amlodipin? 82% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipin. 14% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Amlodipin.
We asked 6972 patients how necessary they found taking Amlodipin. 88% of the patients asked found Amlodipin 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 Amlodipin who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
5748 patients taking Amlodipin were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Amlodipin, although 6% of patients taking Amlodipin 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.
Surveying 6953 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Amlodipin) 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 Amlodipin may have. 12% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 9% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
When asking 6953 patients taking Amlodipin if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 15% 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 Amlodipin.
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