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The following results on this page are based on 7139 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 70.1 in the range of -100 to +100 for Atorvastatin [Actimed] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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70.1

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(7086 respondents)

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Extremely effective (32%)
Very (44%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(7139 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (70%)
Slightly (17%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (3%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(7139 respondents)

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All the time (88%)
Most of the time (10%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (1%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(7139 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.

(7138 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(6898 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (42%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(6372 respondents)

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Never (58%)
Rarely (35%)
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.

(6932 respondents)

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Extremely (41%)
Large (34%)
Moderate (16%)
Small (4%)
Not at all (6%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(6932 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (38%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (13%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7139 real-world patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7086 patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 76% felt that Atorvastatin [Actimed] was very / extremely effective, while 18% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Atorvastatin [Actimed] had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 7139 patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Atorvastatin [Actimed]? Of those asked 87% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 8% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 5% of patients using Atorvastatin [Actimed] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Atorvastatin [Actimed].

We asked 7139 patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] 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 Atorvastatin [Actimed] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Atorvastatin [Actimed] 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 7139 patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] 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. 97% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Atorvastatin [Actimed] as prescribed, whereas 2% 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.

7138 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Atorvastatin [Actimed]? 78% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Atorvastatin [Actimed]. 18% felt only slightly confident while 5% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Atorvastatin [Actimed].

We asked 6898 patients how necessary they found taking Atorvastatin [Actimed]. 81% of the patients asked found Atorvastatin [Actimed] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 16% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 4% of patients using Atorvastatin [Actimed] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

6372 patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Atorvastatin [Actimed], although 5% of patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] 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.

6932 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Atorvastatin [Actimed] outweighed its disadvantages? 75% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 16% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 9% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 6932 patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 82% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 13% of the patients taking Atorvastatin [Actimed] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 4% 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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