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Candesartan [Orion]

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The following results on this page are based on 1727 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 74.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Candesartan [Orion] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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74.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1725 respondents)

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Extremely effective (29%)
Very (50%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (1%)

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

(1727 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (72%)
Slightly (18%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (0%)

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

(1727 respondents)

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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.

(1727 respondents)

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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.

(1727 respondents)

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

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1715 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (52%)
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.

(1315 respondents)

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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.

(1712 respondents)

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Extremely (47%)
Large (38%)
Moderate (11%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (3%)

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

(1712 respondents)

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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 1727 real-world patients taking Candesartan [Orion]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1725 patients who were using Candesartan [Orion] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 79% were very positive about Candesartan [Orion] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 16% felt Candesartan [Orion] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Candesartan [Orion] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 1727 patients taking Candesartan [Orion] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Candesartan [Orion]? 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 [Orion] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Candesartan [Orion].

We recently asked 1727 patients who reported taking Candesartan [Orion] 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 [Orion] 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.

1727 patients using Candesartan [Orion] 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 [Orion] as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Candesartan [Orion] very difficult. Leaving 0% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Candesartan [Orion].

1727 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Candesartan [Orion]? 82% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Candesartan [Orion]. 14% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Candesartan [Orion].

1715 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Candesartan [Orion]. 89% said they found Candesartan [Orion] to be very or extremely necessary, while 9% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 3% of patients asked found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them. If you feel your medication is unnecessary, please talk to your doctor about it.

1315 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 [Orion] 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.

When we asked 1712 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 84% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Candesartan [Orion] outweighed any disadvantages. 11% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 5% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

1712 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Candesartan [Orion]. 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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