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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
74.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Candesartan [ACT]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1733 real-world patients taking Candesartan [ACT]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1731 patients who were using Candesartan [ACT] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 79% were very positive about Candesartan [ACT] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 16% felt Candesartan [ACT] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Candesartan [ACT] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1733 patients taking Candesartan [ACT] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Candesartan [ACT]? Of those asked 90% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 8% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 2% of patients using Candesartan [ACT] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Candesartan [ACT].
1733 patients using Candesartan [ACT] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Candesartan [ACT] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Candesartan [ACT] 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.
1733 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Candesartan [ACT] as prescribed, 1% found taking Candesartan [ACT] very difficult which left 0% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.
A patient survey asked 1733 patients just how confident they felt about taking Candesartan [ACT]? 82% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Candesartan [ACT]. 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 [ACT].
When asking 1721 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 89% said they felt taking Candesartan [ACT] to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt Candesartan [ACT] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Candesartan [ACT] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1321 patients taking Candesartan [ACT] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Candesartan [ACT], although 7% of patients taking Candesartan [ACT] 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 1718 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Candesartan [ACT]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 84% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Candesartan [ACT] may have. 11% 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.
1718 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Candesartan [ACT]. 75% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 17% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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