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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 Amlodipine [Sandoz] 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 Amlodipine [Sandoz]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7174 patients who were using Amlodipine [Sandoz] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Amlodipine [Sandoz] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 16% felt Amlodipine [Sandoz] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 5% of the patients asked felt Amlodipine [Sandoz] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7197 patients taking Amlodipine [Sandoz] just how bothered they were by side effects? 89% 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 [Sandoz]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Amlodipine [Sandoz] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Amlodipine [Sandoz].

We asked 7197 patients taking Amlodipine [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Amlodipine [Sandoz] 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.

7196 patients using Amlodipine [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Amlodipine [Sandoz] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Amlodipine [Sandoz].

A patient survey asked 7197 patients just how confident they felt about taking Amlodipine [Sandoz]? 82% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Amlodipine [Sandoz]. 14% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Amlodipine [Sandoz].

We asked 6972 patients how necessary they found taking Amlodipine [Sandoz]. 88% of the patients asked found Amlodipine [Sandoz] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 9% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 3% of patients using Amlodipine [Sandoz] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

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

We asked 6953 patients taking Amlodipine [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] 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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