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The following results on this page are based on 2795 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 60.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Citalopram [Alternova] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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60.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2754 respondents)

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Extremely effective (31%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(2794 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.

(2795 respondents)

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All the time (80%)
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.

(2795 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.

(2795 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.

(2685 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.

(2115 respondents)

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Never (35%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (18%)
Often (9%)
Almost all the time (4%)

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

(2441 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.

(2441 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 2795 real-world patients taking Citalopram [Alternova]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2754 patients who were using Citalopram [Alternova] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 69% were very positive about Citalopram [Alternova] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 21% felt Citalopram [Alternova] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 10% of the patients asked felt Citalopram [Alternova] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

2794 patients taking Citalopram [Alternova] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Citalopram [Alternova]? 78% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Citalopram [Alternova], while 16% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 6% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Citalopram [Alternova].

2795 patients using Citalopram [Alternova] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 95% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Citalopram [Alternova] as prescribed, while 3% often forgot. Meaning that 3% forgot to take their Citalopram [Alternova] 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.

2795 patients using Citalopram [Alternova] 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 90% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Citalopram [Alternova] as prescribed by their doctor, 8% felt they found taking Citalopram [Alternova] very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Citalopram [Alternova].

2795 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Citalopram [Alternova]? 74% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Citalopram [Alternova]. 19% felt only slightly confident while 7% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Citalopram [Alternova].

We asked 2685 patients how necessary they found taking Citalopram [Alternova]. 86% of the patients asked found Citalopram [Alternova] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 11% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 3% of patients using Citalopram [Alternova] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

2115 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 69% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 18% of those taking Citalopram [Alternova] 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.

Surveying 2441 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Citalopram [Alternova]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 79% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Citalopram [Alternova] may have. 13% 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.

2441 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Citalopram [Alternova]. 79% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 15% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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