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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
66.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Atorvastan
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 164 real-world patients taking Atorvastan. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
164 patients taking Atorvastan were asked how effective they found their medicine. 66% felt that Atorvastan was very / extremely effective, while 27% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 7% felt that Atorvastan had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 164 patients taking Atorvastan how bothered they were by side effects from taking Atorvastan? Of those asked 91% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 5% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 4% of patients using Atorvastan felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Atorvastan.
We asked 164 patients taking Atorvastan how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 95% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 4% often forgot to take their Atorvastan as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Atorvastan 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.
We asked 164 patients taking Atorvastan 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. 100% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Atorvastan as prescribed, whereas 0% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 0% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
164 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Atorvastan? 74% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Atorvastan. 23% felt only slightly confident while 4% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Atorvastan.
164 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Atorvastan. 76% said they found Atorvastan to be very or extremely necessary, while 20% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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 164 patients using Atorvastan 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 Atorvastan 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 164 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Atorvastan) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 74% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Atorvastan may have. 16% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 10% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
164 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Atorvastan. 80% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 17% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 2% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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