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The following results on this page are based on 1785 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 52.2 in the range of -100 to +100 for duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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52.2

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1766 respondents)

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Extremely effective (26%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (25%)
Slightly (10%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(1785 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (36%)
Slightly (31%)
Somewhat (21%)
Very (9%)
Extremely bothered (4%)

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

(1785 respondents)

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All the time (78%)
Most of the time (18%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(1785 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (81%)
Slightly (11%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(1785 respondents)

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Extremely confident (36%)
Very (29%)
Somewhat (26%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1732 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (49%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all necessary (2%)

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

(1484 respondents)

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Never (41%)
Rarely (36%)
Sometimes (16%)
Often (5%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(1603 respondents)

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Extremely (39%)
Large (29%)
Moderate (19%)
Small (7%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(1603 respondents)

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Very satisfied (40%)
Satisfied (37%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1785 real-world patients taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1766 patients who were using duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 62% were very positive about duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 25% felt duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 13% of the patients asked felt duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

1785 patients taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient)? 67% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient), while 21% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 13% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient).

We recently asked 1785 patients who reported taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) how often they took it as prescribed? While 96% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 2% said that they often forgot to take their duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) as prescribed. Sadly 2% 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.

1785 patients using duloxetine hydrochloride (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 92% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) as prescribed by their doctor, 6% felt they found taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient).

A patient survey asked 1785 patients just how confident they felt about taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient)? 65% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient). 26% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 8% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient).

We asked 1732 patients how necessary they found taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient). 81% of the patients asked found duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 12% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 7% of patients using duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 1484 patients using duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) how often they forgot to take their medication? 77% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 16% of patients taking duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 7% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.

Surveying 1603 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient)) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 68% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient) may have. 19% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 13% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

1603 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their duloxetine hydrochloride (active ingredient). 76% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 17% 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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