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The following results on this page are based on 7019 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 68.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for calcium carbonate (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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68.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(6898 respondents)

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Extremely effective (36%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (23%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(7019 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (88%)
Slightly (6%)
Somewhat (3%)
Very (1%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(7019 respondents)

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All the time (71%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (5%)
Sometimes (4%)
Never (1%)

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

(7019 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (86%)
Slightly (9%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(7018 respondents)

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Extremely confident (65%)
Very (27%)
Somewhat (7%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(6939 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (48%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(6414 respondents)

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Never (49%)
Rarely (31%)
Sometimes (14%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (3%)

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

(6603 respondents)

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Extremely (51%)
Large (25%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(6603 respondents)

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Very satisfied (52%)
Satisfied (29%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (15%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7019 real-world patients taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

6898 patients who were using calcium carbonate (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about calcium carbonate (active ingredient) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 23% felt calcium carbonate (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt calcium carbonate (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7019 patients taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient) how bothered they were by side effects from taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient)? Of those asked 94% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 3% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 2% of patients using calcium carbonate (active ingredient) felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient).

7019 patients using calcium carbonate (active ingredient) were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 90% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their calcium carbonate (active ingredient) as prescribed, while 5% often forgot. Meaning that 4% forgot to take their calcium carbonate (active ingredient) 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.

7019 patients using calcium carbonate (active ingredient) 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 94% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their calcium carbonate (active ingredient) as prescribed by their doctor, 4% felt they found taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient) very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take calcium carbonate (active ingredient).

7018 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient)? 91% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient). 7% felt only slightly confident while 2% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient).

When asking 6939 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 79% said they felt taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary. 16% said they felt calcium carbonate (active ingredient) to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient) found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 6414 patients using calcium carbonate (active ingredient) how often they forgot to take their medication? 79% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 14% of patients taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient) reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 7% 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.

Surveying 6603 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case calcium carbonate (active ingredient)) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 76% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that calcium carbonate (active ingredient) 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 10% 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 6603 patients taking calcium carbonate (active ingredient) 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, 15% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their calcium carbonate (active ingredient).

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