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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 Amlodipine [ACT]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7491 real-world patients taking Amlodipine [ACT]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
7468 patients taking Amlodipine [ACT] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 80% responded very positively about Amlodipine [ACT] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 15% reported that they felt Amlodipine [ACT] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Amlodipine [ACT] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 7491 patients taking Amlodipine [ACT] just how bothered they were by side effects? 90% 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 Amlodipine [ACT]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Amlodipine [ACT] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Amlodipine [ACT].
We asked 7491 patients taking Amlodipine [ACT] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 1% often forgot to take their Amlodipine [ACT] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Amlodipine [ACT] all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.
7490 patients using Amlodipine [ACT] 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 Amlodipine [ACT] as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Amlodipine [ACT] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Amlodipine [ACT].
7491 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Amlodipine [ACT]? 83% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipine [ACT]. 14% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Amlodipine [ACT].
7265 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Amlodipine [ACT]. 88% said they found Amlodipine [ACT] 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 Amlodipine [ACT] 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 Amlodipine [ACT]) 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 Amlodipine [ACT] 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 Amlodipine [ACT] 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 Amlodipine [ACT].
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