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Candesartan [Actavis]

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The following results on this page are based on 1789 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 74.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Candesartan [Actavis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1787 respondents)


Extremely effective (29%)
Very (49%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (1%)

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

(1789 respondents)


Not at all bothered (72%)
Slightly (19%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (0%)

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

(1789 respondents)


All the time (90%)
Most of the time (8%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(1789 respondents)


Not at all difficult (94%)
Slightly (4%)
Somewhat (1%)
Very (0%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(1789 respondents)


Extremely confident (44%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (0%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1777 respondents)


Extremely necessary (53%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(1377 respondents)


Never (52%)
Rarely (38%)
Sometimes (7%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(1774 respondents)


Extremely (47%)
Large (38%)
Moderate (10%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (3%)

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

(1774 respondents)


Very satisfied (37%)
Satisfied (38%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1789 real-world patients taking Candesartan [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1787 patients taking Candesartan [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 79% felt that Candesartan [Actavis] was very / extremely effective, while 16% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Candesartan [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 1789 patients taking Candesartan [Actavis] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Candesartan [Actavis]? 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 [Actavis] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Candesartan [Actavis].

We recently asked 1789 patients who reported taking Candesartan [Actavis] 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 [Actavis] 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 [Actavis] 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 [Actavis] as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Candesartan [Actavis] very difficult. Leaving 0% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Candesartan [Actavis].

In a recent patient survey, we asked 1789 patients how confident they felt about taking Candesartan [Actavis]? 83% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Candesartan [Actavis]. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Candesartan [Actavis].

We asked 1777 patients how necessary they found taking Candesartan [Actavis]. 89% of the patients asked found Candesartan [Actavis] 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 [Actavis] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

1377 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 7% of those taking Candesartan [Actavis] reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 2% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.

1774 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Candesartan [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages? 85% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Candesartan [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 10% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 5% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 1774 patients taking Candesartan [Actavis] 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 [Actavis] 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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