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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 [FDC]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7491 real-world patients taking Amlodipine [FDC]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
7468 patients who were using Amlodipine [FDC] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Amlodipine [FDC] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 15% felt Amlodipine [FDC] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 5% of the patients asked felt Amlodipine [FDC] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 7491 patients taking Amlodipine [FDC] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Amlodipine [FDC]? Of those asked 90% 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 Amlodipine [FDC] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Amlodipine [FDC].
We recently asked 7491 patients who reported taking Amlodipine [FDC] 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 Amlodipine [FDC] 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 7490 patients taking Amlodipine [FDC] 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 [FDC] 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.
7491 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Amlodipine [FDC]? 83% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipine [FDC]. 14% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Amlodipine [FDC].
When asking 7265 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 88% said they felt taking Amlodipine [FDC] to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt Amlodipine [FDC] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Amlodipine [FDC] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
We asked 6042 patients using Amlodipine [FDC] how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 5% of patients taking Amlodipine [FDC] 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.
When we asked 7247 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 80% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Amlodipine [FDC] outweighed any disadvantages. 12% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 8% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
7247 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Amlodipine [FDC]. 80% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 15% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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