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The following results on this page are based on 2728 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 60.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Citalopram [Actavis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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60.3

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2687 respondents)

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Extremely effective (30%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(2727 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (48%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (16%)
Very (5%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(2728 respondents)

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All the time (79%)
Most of the time (15%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

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

(2728 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (79%)
Slightly (11%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2728 respondents)

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Extremely confident (41%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2618 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (48%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2048 respondents)

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Never (34%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (19%)
Often (9%)
Almost all the time (4%)

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

(2374 respondents)

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Extremely (46%)
Large (32%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (4%)

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

(2374 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (34%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (15%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2728 real-world patients taking Citalopram [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2687 patients taking Citalopram [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 69% responded very positively about Citalopram [Actavis] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 21% reported that they felt Citalopram [Actavis] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 11% of the patients asked reported that Citalopram [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

2727 patients taking Citalopram [Actavis] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Citalopram [Actavis]? 78% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Citalopram [Actavis], while 16% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 6% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Citalopram [Actavis].

We recently asked 2728 patients who reported taking Citalopram [Actavis] how often they took it as prescribed? While 95% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 3% said that they often forgot to take their Citalopram [Actavis] as prescribed. Sadly 3% 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.

We asked 2728 patients taking Citalopram [Actavis] 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. 90% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Citalopram [Actavis] as prescribed, whereas 8% 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.

2728 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Citalopram [Actavis]? 74% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Citalopram [Actavis]. 19% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Citalopram [Actavis].

When asking 2618 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 86% said they felt taking Citalopram [Actavis] to be very or extremely necessary. 11% said they felt Citalopram [Actavis] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Citalopram [Actavis] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

2048 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 69% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 19% of those taking Citalopram [Actavis] reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 12% 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.

2374 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Citalopram [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages? 79% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Citalopram [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 13% 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.

When asking 2374 patients taking Citalopram [Actavis] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 79% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 15% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Citalopram [Actavis].

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