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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
70.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Atorvastatin Calcium
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7562 real-world patients taking Atorvastatin Calcium. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
7509 patients taking Atorvastatin Calcium were asked how effective they found their medicine. 76% felt that Atorvastatin Calcium was very / extremely effective, while 18% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Atorvastatin Calcium had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 7562 patients taking Atorvastatin Calcium 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 Calcium. This leaves 5% of the patients we asked who were using Atorvastatin Calcium still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Atorvastatin Calcium.
We asked 7562 patients taking Atorvastatin Calcium 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 Calcium as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Atorvastatin Calcium 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.
7562 patients using Atorvastatin Calcium 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 97% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Atorvastatin Calcium as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Atorvastatin Calcium very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Atorvastatin Calcium.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 7561 patients how confident they felt about taking Atorvastatin Calcium? 78% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Atorvastatin Calcium. while 17% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Atorvastatin Calcium.
When asking 7319 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 81% said they felt taking Atorvastatin Calcium to be very or extremely necessary. 16% said they felt Atorvastatin Calcium to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Atorvastatin Calcium found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
6795 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 5% of those taking Atorvastatin Calcium reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 2% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.
Surveying 7355 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Atorvastatin Calcium) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 75% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Atorvastatin Calcium 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 9% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
7355 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Atorvastatin Calcium. 83% 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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