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The following results on this page are based on 1657 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 65.4 in the range of -100 to +100 for Cetirizine To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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65.4

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1651 respondents)

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Extremely effective (30%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(1657 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (70%)
Slightly (19%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (3%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(1657 respondents)

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All the time (64%)
Most of the time (21%)
Often (8%)
Sometimes (6%)
Never (2%)

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

(1657 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (86%)
Slightly (7%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(1657 respondents)

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Extremely confident (54%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (10%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1647 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (49%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1256 respondents)

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Never (36%)
Rarely (40%)
Sometimes (16%)
Often (6%)
Almost all the time (3%)

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

(1537 respondents)

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Extremely (54%)
Large (26%)
Moderate (12%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(1537 respondents)

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Very satisfied (41%)
Satisfied (36%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1657 real-world patients taking Cetirizine. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1651 patients taking Cetirizine were asked how effective they found their medicine. 71% felt that Cetirizine was very / extremely effective, while 20% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 8% felt that Cetirizine had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 1657 patients taking Cetirizine just how bothered they were by side effects? 88% 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 Cetirizine. This leaves 4% of the patients we asked who were using Cetirizine still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Cetirizine.

We asked 1657 patients taking Cetirizine how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 85% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 8% often forgot to take their Cetirizine as prescribed. This leaves 7% who sadly forgot to take their Cetirizine all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.

We asked 1657 patients taking Cetirizine 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. 93% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Cetirizine as prescribed, whereas 4% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 3% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

1657 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Cetirizine? 87% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Cetirizine. 10% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Cetirizine.

1647 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Cetirizine. 85% said they found Cetirizine to be very or extremely necessary, while 12% 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.

1256 patients taking Cetirizine were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 76% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Cetirizine, although 16% of patients taking Cetirizine reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 8% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 1537 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Cetirizine) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 81% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Cetirizine may have. 12% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 8% 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 1537 patients taking Cetirizine 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 Cetirizine 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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