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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 [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

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

7562 patients taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz]? 87% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz], while 8% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 5% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz].

We recently asked 7562 patients who reported taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] 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.

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

In a recent patient survey, we asked 7561 patients how confident they felt about taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz]? 78% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz]. while 17% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz].

We asked 7319 patients how necessary they found taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz]. 81% of the patients asked found Atorvastatin [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

6795 patients taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 93% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Atorvastatin [Sandoz], although 5% of patients taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz] 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.

7355 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Atorvastatin [Sandoz] outweighed its disadvantages? 75% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Atorvastatin [Sandoz] 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.

7355 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Atorvastatin [Sandoz]. 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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