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The following results on this page are based on 2439 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 62.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for cetirizine (group of active ingredients) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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62.6

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2430 respondents)

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Extremely effective (28%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (24%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

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Not at all bothered (71%)
Slightly (19%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(2438 respondents)

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All the time (60%)
Most of the time (22%)
Often (9%)
Sometimes (8%)
Never (1%)

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

(2439 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (89%)
Slightly (6%)
Somewhat (3%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2439 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.

(2329 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (44%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (15%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1997 respondents)

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Never (42%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (17%)
Often (5%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(2161 respondents)

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Extremely (47%)
Large (27%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (10%)

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

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Very satisfied (46%)
Satisfied (31%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (18%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2439 real-world patients taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2430 patients who were using cetirizine (group of active ingredients) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 67% were very positive about cetirizine (group of active ingredients) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 24% felt cetirizine (group of active ingredients) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 9% of the patients asked felt cetirizine (group of active ingredients) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

2439 patients taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients) were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients)? 90% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients), while 7% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 3% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients).

2438 patients using cetirizine (group of active ingredients) were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 81% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their cetirizine (group of active ingredients) as prescribed, while 9% often forgot. Meaning that 9% forgot to take their cetirizine (group of active ingredients) 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 2439 patients taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients) 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. 95% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their cetirizine (group of active ingredients) as prescribed, whereas 3% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 2% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

2439 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients)? 88% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients). 10% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients).

2329 patients were asked how necessary they found taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients). 81% said they found cetirizine (group of active ingredients) to be very or extremely necessary, while 15% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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.

1997 patients taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients) were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 77% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their cetirizine (group of active ingredients), although 17% of patients taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients) reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 7% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

When we asked 2161 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 74% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients) outweighed any disadvantages. 13% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 13% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

When asking 2161 patients taking cetirizine (group of active ingredients) if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 18% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their cetirizine (group of active ingredients).

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