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The following results on this page are based on 1759 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 70.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Bisoprolol [Actavis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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70.8

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1754 respondents)

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Extremely effective (37%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(1759 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (61%)
Slightly (22%)
Somewhat (11%)
Very (5%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(1759 respondents)

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All the time (86%)
Most of the time (10%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(1759 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (92%)
Slightly (4%)
Somewhat (3%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(1759 respondents)

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Extremely confident (50%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1738 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (53%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1525 respondents)

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Never (55%)
Rarely (34%)
Sometimes (7%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (2%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(1735 respondents)

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Extremely (49%)
Large (31%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (4%)

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

(1735 respondents)

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Very satisfied (47%)
Satisfied (34%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (14%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1759 real-world patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1754 patients who were using Bisoprolol [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 77% were very positive about Bisoprolol [Actavis] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 16% felt Bisoprolol [Actavis] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Bisoprolol [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 1759 patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis] just how bothered they were by side effects? 82% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 11% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Bisoprolol [Actavis]. This leaves 7% of the patients we asked who were using Bisoprolol [Actavis] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Bisoprolol [Actavis].

We asked 1759 patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 96% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their Bisoprolol [Actavis] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Bisoprolol [Actavis] 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 1759 patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis] 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. 96% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Bisoprolol [Actavis] as prescribed, whereas 3% 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 1759 patients just how confident they felt about taking Bisoprolol [Actavis]? 81% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Bisoprolol [Actavis]. 14% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Bisoprolol [Actavis].

1738 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Bisoprolol [Actavis]. 86% said they found Bisoprolol [Actavis] to be very or extremely necessary, while 11% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 3% 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.

1525 patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 89% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Bisoprolol [Actavis], although 7% of patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis] reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 4% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 1735 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Bisoprolol [Actavis]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 80% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Bisoprolol [Actavis] may have. 13% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 7% 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 1735 patients taking Bisoprolol [Actavis] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 81% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 14% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Bisoprolol [Actavis].

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