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The following results on this page are based on 7197 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 [Orifarm] 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.

(7174 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.

(7197 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.

(7197 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.

(7196 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (94%)
Slightly (4%)
Somewhat (2%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(7197 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.

(6972 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.

(5748 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.

(6953 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.

(6953 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 7197 real-world patients taking Amlodipin [Orifarm]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7174 patients taking Amlodipin [Orifarm] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 80% responded very positively about Amlodipin [Orifarm] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 16% reported that they felt Amlodipin [Orifarm] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Amlodipin [Orifarm] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7197 patients taking Amlodipin [Orifarm] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Amlodipin [Orifarm]? Of those asked 89% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 7% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 3% of patients using Amlodipin [Orifarm] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Amlodipin [Orifarm].

We recently asked 7197 patients who reported taking Amlodipin [Orifarm] 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 [Orifarm] 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.

We asked 7196 patients taking Amlodipin [Orifarm] how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There can be many factors why they found it difficult to take as prescribed. 98% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Amlodipin [Orifarm] as prescribed, whereas 2% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 1% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 7197 patients how confident they felt about taking Amlodipin [Orifarm]? 82% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipin [Orifarm]. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Amlodipin [Orifarm].

6972 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Amlodipin [Orifarm]. 88% said they found Amlodipin [Orifarm] 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.

5748 patients taking Amlodipin [Orifarm] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Amlodipin [Orifarm], although 6% of patients taking Amlodipin [Orifarm] 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 [Orifarm]) 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 [Orifarm] 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 [Orifarm] 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 [Orifarm].

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