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The following results on this page are based on 7562 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 [Generics] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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70.6

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(7509 respondents)

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Extremely effective (33%)
Very (43%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(7562 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.

(7562 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.

(7562 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.

(7561 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(7319 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.

(6795 respondents)

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Never (59%)
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.

(7355 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.

(7355 respondents)

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Very satisfied (46%)
Satisfied (37%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (13%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7562 real-world patients taking Atorvastatin [Generics]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

7509 patients who were using Atorvastatin [Generics] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 76% were very positive about Atorvastatin [Generics] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 18% felt Atorvastatin [Generics] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Atorvastatin [Generics] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7562 patients taking Atorvastatin [Generics] 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 [Generics]. This leaves 5% of the patients we asked who were using Atorvastatin [Generics] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Atorvastatin [Generics].

7562 patients using Atorvastatin [Generics] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Atorvastatin [Generics] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Atorvastatin [Generics] all the time. Remembering to take your medication at the right time is so important. Try using our free app DrugStars to help you remember to take your meds correctly.

We asked 7562 patients taking Atorvastatin [Generics] 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 [Generics] 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.

A patient survey asked 7561 patients just how confident they felt about taking Atorvastatin [Generics]? 78% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Atorvastatin [Generics]. 17% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Atorvastatin [Generics].

7319 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Atorvastatin [Generics]. 81% said they found Atorvastatin [Generics] to be very or extremely necessary, while 16% 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.

6795 patients taking Atorvastatin [Generics] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Atorvastatin [Generics], although 5% of patients taking Atorvastatin [Generics] 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 7355 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Atorvastatin [Generics]) 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 [Generics] 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.

When asking 7355 patients taking Atorvastatin [Generics] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 83% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 13% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Atorvastatin [Generics].

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