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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
57.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Desogestrel
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1801 real-world patients taking Desogestrel. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1756 patients taking Desogestrel were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 81% responded very positively about Desogestrel reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 12% reported that they felt Desogestrel was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 7% of the patients asked reported that Desogestrel had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1801 patients taking Desogestrel just how bothered they were by side effects? 72% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 21% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Desogestrel. This leaves 8% of the patients we asked who were using Desogestrel still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Desogestrel.
1801 patients using Desogestrel were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 94% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Desogestrel as prescribed, while 3% often forgot. Meaning that 3% forgot to take their Desogestrel 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.
1801 patients using Desogestrel 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 84% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Desogestrel as prescribed by their doctor, 12% felt they found taking Desogestrel very difficult. Leaving 4% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Desogestrel.
1801 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Desogestrel? 81% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Desogestrel. 14% felt only slightly confident while 5% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Desogestrel.
When asking 1757 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 86% said they felt taking Desogestrel to be very or extremely necessary. 11% said they felt Desogestrel to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Desogestrel found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1538 patients taking Desogestrel were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 55% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Desogestrel, although 25% of patients taking Desogestrel reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 20% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
1541 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Desogestrel outweighed its disadvantages? 71% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Desogestrel outweighed its disadvantages. However, 18% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 11% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.
When asking 1541 patients taking Desogestrel if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 82% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 15% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Desogestrel.
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