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The following results on this page are based on 7214 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 74.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Amlodipin [Actavis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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74.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(7191 respondents)

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Extremely effective (31%)
Very (48%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(7214 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (72%)
Slightly (17%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(7214 respondents)

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All the time (90%)
Most of the time (8%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (0%)

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

(7213 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (94%)
Slightly (4%)
Somewhat (1%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(7214 respondents)

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Extremely confident (46%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(6988 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (46%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(5765 respondents)

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Never (57%)
Rarely (36%)
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.

(6970 respondents)

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Extremely (42%)
Large (37%)
Moderate (12%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(6970 respondents)

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Very satisfied (40%)
Satisfied (40%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (15%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7214 real-world patients taking Amlodipin [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7191 patients taking Amlodipin [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% felt that Amlodipin [Actavis] was very / extremely effective, while 16% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 5% felt that Amlodipin [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 7214 patients taking Amlodipin [Actavis] just how bothered they were by side effects? 89% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 7% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Amlodipin [Actavis]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Amlodipin [Actavis] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Amlodipin [Actavis].

We recently asked 7214 patients who reported taking Amlodipin [Actavis] how often they took it as prescribed? While 98% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Amlodipin [Actavis] as prescribed. Sadly 1% 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.

7213 patients using Amlodipin [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 98% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Amlodipin [Actavis] as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Amlodipin [Actavis] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Amlodipin [Actavis].

A patient survey asked 7214 patients just how confident they felt about taking Amlodipin [Actavis]? 82% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipin [Actavis]. 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 [Actavis].

When asking 6988 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 88% said they felt taking Amlodipin [Actavis] to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt Amlodipin [Actavis] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Amlodipin [Actavis] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 5765 patients using Amlodipin [Actavis] how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 6% of patients taking Amlodipin [Actavis] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 2% 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.

Surveying 6970 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Amlodipin [Actavis]) 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 [Actavis] 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 6970 patients taking Amlodipin [Actavis] 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 [Actavis].

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