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unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
75.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Amlodipin [AL]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7491 real-world patients taking Amlodipin [AL]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
7468 patients taking Amlodipin [AL] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 80% responded very positively about Amlodipin [AL] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 15% reported that they felt Amlodipin [AL] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Amlodipin [AL] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
7491 patients taking Amlodipin [AL] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Amlodipin [AL]? 90% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Amlodipin [AL], while 7% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Amlodipin [AL].
7491 patients using Amlodipin [AL] 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 [AL] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Amlodipin [AL] 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.
7490 patients using Amlodipin [AL] 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 [AL] as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Amlodipin [AL] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Amlodipin [AL].
7491 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Amlodipin [AL]? 83% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipin [AL]. 14% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Amlodipin [AL].
7265 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Amlodipin [AL]. 88% said they found Amlodipin [AL] 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.
6042 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 5% of those taking Amlodipin [AL] 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 7247 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Amlodipin [AL]) 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 [AL] 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 8% 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 7247 patients taking Amlodipin [AL] 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 [AL].
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