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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
75.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Amlodipine [Actavis]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7491 real-world patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
7468 patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% felt that Amlodipine [Actavis] was very / extremely effective, while 15% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 5% felt that Amlodipine [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 7491 patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis] 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 [Actavis]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Amlodipine [Actavis] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Amlodipine [Actavis].
7491 patients using Amlodipine [Actavis] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Amlodipine [Actavis] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Amlodipine [Actavis] 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.
We asked 7490 patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis] 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 Amlodipine [Actavis] as prescribed, whereas 1% 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 7491 patients how confident they felt about taking Amlodipine [Actavis]? 83% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipine [Actavis]. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Amlodipine [Actavis].
7265 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Amlodipine [Actavis]. 88% said they found Amlodipine [Actavis] 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 taking Amlodipine [Actavis] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Amlodipine [Actavis], although 5% of patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis] 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 7247 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Amlodipine [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 Amlodipine [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 8% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
We asked 7247 patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 15% of the patients taking Amlodipine [Actavis] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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