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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
42.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Fluoxetin [Meda]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1899 real-world patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1858 patients who were using Fluoxetin [Meda] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 56% were very positive about Fluoxetin [Meda] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 28% felt Fluoxetin [Meda] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 16% of the patients asked felt Fluoxetin [Meda] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1899 patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Fluoxetin [Meda]? Of those asked 70% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 21% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 10% of patients using Fluoxetin [Meda] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Fluoxetin [Meda].
We recently asked 1899 patients who reported taking Fluoxetin [Meda] how often they took it as prescribed? While 91% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 4% said that they often forgot to take their Fluoxetin [Meda] as prescribed. Sadly 6% 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 1899 patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda] 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. 81% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Fluoxetin [Meda] as prescribed, whereas 13% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 6% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 1899 patients how confident they felt about taking Fluoxetin [Meda]? 65% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Fluoxetin [Meda]. while 25% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 10% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Fluoxetin [Meda].
When asking 1843 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 81% said they felt taking Fluoxetin [Meda] to be very or extremely necessary. 15% said they felt Fluoxetin [Meda] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1496 patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 52% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Fluoxetin [Meda], although 27% of patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda] reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 21% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
1580 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Fluoxetin [Meda] outweighed its disadvantages? 70% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Fluoxetin [Meda] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 19% 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 1579 patients taking Fluoxetin [Meda] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 72% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 20% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Fluoxetin [Meda].
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