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Ezetimibe / Simvastatin

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The following results on this page are based on 120 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 84.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Ezetimibe / Simvastatin To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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84.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(118 respondents)

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Extremely effective (65%)
Very (23%)
Somewhat (5%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(120 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (84%)
Slightly (9%)
Somewhat (3%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(120 respondents)

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All the time (97%)
Most of the time (3%)

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

(120 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (92%)
Slightly (8%)
Somewhat (1%)

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

(120 respondents)

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Extremely confident (68%)
Very (22%)
Somewhat (7%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (3%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(120 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (61%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (6%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(114 respondents)

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Never (71%)
Rarely (23%)
Sometimes (4%)
Almost all the time (3%)

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

(114 respondents)

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Extremely (69%)
Large (14%)
Moderate (9%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(114 respondents)

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Very satisfied (65%)
Satisfied (25%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (5%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (4%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 120 real-world patients taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

118 patients who were using Ezetimibe / Simvastatin were asked how effective they found their medicine. 88% were very positive about Ezetimibe / Simvastatin answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 5% felt Ezetimibe / Simvastatin was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Ezetimibe / Simvastatin had only a slight or very little effect for them.

120 patients taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin? 93% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin, while 3% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 4% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin.

We recently asked 120 patients who reported taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin how often they took it as prescribed? While 100% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 0% said that they often forgot to take their Ezetimibe / Simvastatin as prescribed. Sadly 0% 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.

120 patients using Ezetimibe / Simvastatin 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 99% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Ezetimibe / Simvastatin as prescribed by their doctor, 1% felt they found taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin very difficult. Leaving 0% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Ezetimibe / Simvastatin.

A patient survey asked 120 patients just how confident they felt about taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin? 89% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin. 7% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 4% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin.

We asked 120 patients how necessary they found taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin. 93% of the patients asked found Ezetimibe / Simvastatin to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 6% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 2% of patients using Ezetimibe / Simvastatin who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

114 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 94% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 4% of those taking Ezetimibe / Simvastatin reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 3% 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 114 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Ezetimibe / Simvastatin) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 83% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Ezetimibe / Simvastatin may have. 9% 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.

114 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Ezetimibe / Simvastatin. 90% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 5% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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