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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
74.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Candesartan [Apo]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1727 real-world patients taking Candesartan [Apo]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1725 patients who were using Candesartan [Apo] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 79% were very positive about Candesartan [Apo] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 16% felt Candesartan [Apo] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Candesartan [Apo] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1727 patients taking Candesartan [Apo] 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 [Apo]. This leaves 2% of the patients we asked who were using Candesartan [Apo] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Candesartan [Apo].
1727 patients using Candesartan [Apo] 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 [Apo] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Candesartan [Apo] 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.
We asked 1727 patients taking Candesartan [Apo] 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. 98% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Candesartan [Apo] as prescribed, whereas 1% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 0% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
A patient survey asked 1727 patients just how confident they felt about taking Candesartan [Apo]? 82% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Candesartan [Apo]. 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 [Apo].
We asked 1715 patients how necessary they found taking Candesartan [Apo]. 89% of the patients asked found Candesartan [Apo] 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 [Apo] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1315 patients taking Candesartan [Apo] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Candesartan [Apo], although 7% of patients taking Candesartan [Apo] 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.
1712 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Candesartan [Apo] outweighed its disadvantages? 84% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Candesartan [Apo] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 11% 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.
1712 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Candesartan [Apo]. 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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