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The following results on this page are based on 7163 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 [Apo] 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.

(7110 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.

(7163 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.

(7163 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.

(7163 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.

(7162 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.

(6921 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (43%)
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.

(6396 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.

(6956 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.

(6956 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 7163 real-world patients taking Atorvastatin [Apo]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7110 patients taking Atorvastatin [Apo] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 76% responded very positively about Atorvastatin [Apo] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 18% reported that they felt Atorvastatin [Apo] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 6% of the patients asked reported that Atorvastatin [Apo] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7163 patients taking Atorvastatin [Apo] just how bothered they were by side effects? 87% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 8% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Atorvastatin [Apo]. This leaves 5% of the patients we asked who were using Atorvastatin [Apo] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Atorvastatin [Apo].

We recently asked 7163 patients who reported taking Atorvastatin [Apo] 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 Atorvastatin [Apo] 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.

7163 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 97% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Atorvastatin [Apo] as prescribed, 2% found taking Atorvastatin [Apo] 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 7162 patients how confident they felt about taking Atorvastatin [Apo]? 78% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Atorvastatin [Apo]. while 18% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Atorvastatin [Apo].

When asking 6921 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 81% said they felt taking Atorvastatin [Apo] to be very or extremely necessary. 16% said they felt Atorvastatin [Apo] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Atorvastatin [Apo] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 6396 patients using Atorvastatin [Apo] 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 Atorvastatin [Apo] 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 6956 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 75% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Atorvastatin [Apo] outweighed any disadvantages. 16% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 9% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

6956 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Atorvastatin [Apo]. 82% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 13% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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