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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
74.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Candesartan
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1789 real-world patients taking Candesartan. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1787 patients taking Candesartan were asked how effective they found their medicine. 79% felt that Candesartan was very / extremely effective, while 16% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Candesartan had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 1789 patients taking Candesartan just how bothered they were by side effects? 90% 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 Candesartan. This leaves 2% of the patients we asked who were using Candesartan still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Candesartan.
We recently asked 1789 patients who reported taking Candesartan 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 Candesartan 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.
1789 patients using Candesartan 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 98% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Candesartan as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Candesartan very difficult. Leaving 0% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Candesartan.
A patient survey asked 1789 patients just how confident they felt about taking Candesartan? 83% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Candesartan. 14% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Candesartan.
We asked 1777 patients how necessary they found taking Candesartan. 89% of the patients asked found Candesartan to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 9% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 3% of patients using Candesartan who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1377 patients taking Candesartan were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Candesartan, although 7% of patients taking Candesartan 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 1774 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Candesartan) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 85% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Candesartan may have. 10% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 5% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
We asked 1774 patients taking Candesartan in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 76% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 17% of the patients taking Candesartan when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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