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The following results on this page are based on 1646 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 65.2 in the range of -100 to +100 for cetirizine (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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65.2

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1640 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.

(1646 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (68%)
Slightly (20%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (3%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(1646 respondents)

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All the time (62%)
Most of the time (22%)
Often (8%)
Sometimes (6%)
Never (1%)

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

(1646 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.

(1646 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.

(1636 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (48%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(1242 respondents)

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Never (35%)
Rarely (40%)
Sometimes (17%)
Often (6%)
Almost all the time (3%)

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

(1523 respondents)

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Extremely (54%)
Large (27%)
Moderate (11%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(1523 respondents)

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Very satisfied (40%)
Satisfied (36%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1646 real-world patients taking cetirizine (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1640 patients taking cetirizine (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 71% felt that cetirizine (active ingredient) was very / extremely effective, while 20% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 9% felt that cetirizine (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 1646 patients taking cetirizine (active ingredient) how bothered they were by side effects from taking cetirizine (active ingredient)? Of those asked 88% 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 4% of patients using cetirizine (active ingredient) felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking cetirizine (active ingredient).

We recently asked 1646 patients who reported taking cetirizine (active ingredient) how often they took it as prescribed? While 84% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 8% said that they often forgot to take their cetirizine (active ingredient) as prescribed. Sadly 8% 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.

1646 patients using cetirizine (active ingredient) 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 93% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their cetirizine (active ingredient) as prescribed by their doctor, 4% felt they found taking cetirizine (active ingredient) very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take cetirizine (active ingredient).

In a recent patient survey, we asked 1646 patients how confident they felt about taking cetirizine (active ingredient)? 87% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking cetirizine (active ingredient). while 10% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking cetirizine (active ingredient).

1636 patients were asked how necessary they found taking cetirizine (active ingredient). 85% said they found cetirizine (active ingredient) 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.

1242 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 75% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 17% of those taking cetirizine (active ingredient) reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 9% 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.

1523 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of cetirizine (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages? 81% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking cetirizine (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages. However, 11% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 8% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 1523 patients taking cetirizine (active ingredient) in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 16% of the patients taking cetirizine (active ingredient) 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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