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The following results on this page are based on 7491 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 [Medica] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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75.3

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(7468 respondents)

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Extremely effective (32%)
Very (48%)
Somewhat (15%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(7491 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (73%)
Slightly (17%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

We asked patients how often they took this medication as prescribed.

(7491 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.

(7490 respondents)

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

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

(7491 respondents)

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Extremely confident (46%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(7265 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.

(6042 respondents)

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Never (57%)
Rarely (36%)
Sometimes (5%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(7247 respondents)

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Extremely (43%)
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.

(7247 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 7491 real-world patients taking Amlodipine [Medica]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7468 patients who were using Amlodipine [Medica] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Amlodipine [Medica] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 15% felt Amlodipine [Medica] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 5% of the patients asked felt Amlodipine [Medica] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7491 patients taking Amlodipine [Medica] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Amlodipine [Medica]? 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 [Medica] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Amlodipine [Medica].

We asked 7491 patients taking Amlodipine [Medica] 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 [Medica] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Amlodipine [Medica] 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 were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Amlodipine [Medica] as prescribed, 1% found taking Amlodipine [Medica] very difficult which left 1% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 7491 patients how confident they felt about taking Amlodipine [Medica]? 83% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipine [Medica]. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Amlodipine [Medica].

7265 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Amlodipine [Medica]. 88% said they found Amlodipine [Medica] 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.

We asked 6042 patients using Amlodipine [Medica] 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 [Medica] 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.

Surveying 7247 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Amlodipine [Medica]) 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 [Medica] 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.

7247 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Amlodipine [Medica]. 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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