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The following results on this page are based on 1899 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 42.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1858 respondents)


Extremely effective (22%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (28%)
Slightly (11%)
Very little effective (5%)

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

(1899 respondents)


Not at all bothered (39%)
Slightly (31%)
Somewhat (21%)
Very (7%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(1899 respondents)


All the time (66%)
Most of the time (25%)
Often (4%)
Sometimes (4%)
Never (1%)

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

(1899 respondents)


Not at all difficult (61%)
Slightly (20%)
Somewhat (13%)
Very (4%)
Extremely difficult (2%)

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

(1899 respondents)


Extremely confident (31%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (25%)
Slightly (8%)
Not at all confident (3%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1843 respondents)


Extremely necessary (41%)
Very (39%)
Somewhat (15%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1496 respondents)


Never (20%)
Rarely (33%)
Sometimes (27%)
Often (14%)
Almost all the time (7%)

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

(1580 respondents)


Extremely (40%)
Large (29%)
Moderate (19%)
Small (7%)
Not at all (4%)

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

(1579 respondents)


Very satisfied (39%)
Satisfied (33%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (20%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1899 real-world patients taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1858 patients taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 56% responded very positively about Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 28% reported that they felt Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 16% of the patients asked reported that Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 1899 patients taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans]? 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 [Vitabalans] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans].

1899 patients using Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 91% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] as prescribed, while 4% often forgot. Meaning that 6% forgot to take their Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] 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.

1899 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 81% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] as prescribed, 13% found taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] very difficult which left 6% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 1899 patients how confident they felt about taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans]? 65% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans]. while 25% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 10% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans].

We asked 1843 patients how necessary they found taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans]. 81% of the patients asked found Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 15% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 5% of patients using Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 1496 patients using Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] how often they forgot to take their medication? 52% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 27% of patients taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 21% 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.

When we asked 1580 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 70% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] outweighed any disadvantages. 19% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 11% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

We asked 1579 patients taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 72% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 20% of the patients taking Fluoxetin [Vitabalans] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.


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