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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 Fluoxetine [ACT] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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42.6

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1858 respondents)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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 Fluoxetine [ACT]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

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

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

1899 patients using Fluoxetine [ACT] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 91% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Fluoxetine [ACT] as prescribed, while 4% often forgot. Meaning that 6% forgot to take their Fluoxetine [ACT] 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 using Fluoxetine [ACT] 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 81% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Fluoxetine [ACT] as prescribed by their doctor, 13% felt they found taking Fluoxetine [ACT] very difficult. Leaving 6% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Fluoxetine [ACT].

A patient survey asked 1899 patients just how confident they felt about taking Fluoxetine [ACT]? 65% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Fluoxetine [ACT]. 25% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 10% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Fluoxetine [ACT].

We asked 1843 patients how necessary they found taking Fluoxetine [ACT]. 81% of the patients asked found Fluoxetine [ACT] 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 Fluoxetine [ACT] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

1496 patients taking Fluoxetine [ACT] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 52% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Fluoxetine [ACT], although 27% of patients taking Fluoxetine [ACT] 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.

Surveying 1580 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Fluoxetine [ACT]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 70% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Fluoxetine [ACT] 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 11% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

We asked 1579 patients taking Fluoxetine [ACT] 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 Fluoxetine [ACT] 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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