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42.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Fluoxetine [VAN]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1899 real-world patients taking Fluoxetine [VAN]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1858 patients who were using Fluoxetine [VAN] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 56% were very positive about Fluoxetine [VAN] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 28% felt Fluoxetine [VAN] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 16% of the patients asked felt Fluoxetine [VAN] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1899 patients taking Fluoxetine [VAN] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Fluoxetine [VAN]? 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 [VAN] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Fluoxetine [VAN].
1899 patients using Fluoxetine [VAN] 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 [VAN] as prescribed, while 4% often forgot. Meaning that 6% forgot to take their Fluoxetine [VAN] 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 Fluoxetine [VAN] as prescribed, 13% found taking Fluoxetine [VAN] 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 Fluoxetine [VAN]? 65% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Fluoxetine [VAN]. while 25% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 10% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Fluoxetine [VAN].
When asking 1843 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 81% said they felt taking Fluoxetine [VAN] to be very or extremely necessary. 15% said they felt Fluoxetine [VAN] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Fluoxetine [VAN] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
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 [VAN] 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.
1580 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Fluoxetine [VAN] outweighed its disadvantages? 70% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Fluoxetine [VAN] 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 Fluoxetine [VAN] 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 Fluoxetine [VAN].
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