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unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
54.7 in the range of -100 to +100 for Gabapentin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2396 real-world patients taking Gabapentin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2377 patients taking Gabapentin were asked how effective they found their medicine. 61% felt that Gabapentin was very / extremely effective, while 27% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 12% felt that Gabapentin had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 2396 patients taking Gabapentin just how bothered they were by side effects? 69% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 17% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Gabapentin. This leaves 14% of the patients we asked who were using Gabapentin still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Gabapentin.
We asked 2396 patients taking Gabapentin how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 93% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 3% often forgot to take their Gabapentin as prescribed. This leaves 4% who sadly forgot to take their Gabapentin all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.
We asked 2396 patients taking Gabapentin 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. 90% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Gabapentin as prescribed, whereas 6% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 4% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
2396 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Gabapentin? 68% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Gabapentin. 21% felt only slightly confident while 11% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Gabapentin.
We asked 2287 patients how necessary they found taking Gabapentin. 85% of the patients asked found Gabapentin to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 10% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 5% of patients using Gabapentin who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
We asked 2075 patients using Gabapentin how often they forgot to take their medication? 82% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 12% of patients taking Gabapentin reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 6% 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.
Surveying 2207 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Gabapentin) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 71% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Gabapentin may have. 17% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 13% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
2207 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Gabapentin. 77% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 15% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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