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Fluoxetine [Apo]

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

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

1899 patients taking Fluoxetine [Apo] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Fluoxetine [Apo]? 70% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Fluoxetine [Apo], while 21% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 10% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Fluoxetine [Apo].

We recently asked 1899 patients who reported taking Fluoxetine [Apo] 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 Fluoxetine [Apo] 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.

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 Fluoxetine [Apo] as prescribed, 13% found taking Fluoxetine [Apo] 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.

1899 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Fluoxetine [Apo]? 65% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Fluoxetine [Apo]. 25% felt only slightly confident while 10% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Fluoxetine [Apo].

1843 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Fluoxetine [Apo]. 81% said they found Fluoxetine [Apo] to be very or extremely necessary, while 15% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 5% of patients asked found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them. If you feel your medication is unnecessary, please talk to your doctor about it.

1496 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 52% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 27% of those taking Fluoxetine [Apo] reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 21% 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.

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 Fluoxetine [Apo] 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 Fluoxetine [Apo] 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 [Apo] 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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