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The following results on this page are based on 2396 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 Gabapentine To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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54.7

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2377 respondents)

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Extremely effective (27%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (27%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(2396 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (44%)
Slightly (25%)
Somewhat (17%)
Very (10%)
Extremely bothered (4%)

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

(2396 respondents)

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All the time (77%)
Most of the time (16%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (2%)

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

(2396 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (75%)
Slightly (15%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (3%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2396 respondents)

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Extremely confident (39%)
Very (30%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (5%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2287 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (54%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (10%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2075 respondents)

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Never (47%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (12%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(2207 respondents)

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Extremely (42%)
Large (29%)
Moderate (17%)
Small (7%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(2207 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (15%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2396 real-world patients taking Gabapentine. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2377 patients taking Gabapentine were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 61% responded very positively about Gabapentine reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 27% reported that they felt Gabapentine was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 12% of the patients asked reported that Gabapentine had only a slight or very little effect for them.

2396 patients taking Gabapentine were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Gabapentine? 69% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Gabapentine, while 17% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 14% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Gabapentine.

We asked 2396 patients taking Gabapentine 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 Gabapentine as prescribed. This leaves 4% who sadly forgot to take their Gabapentine 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 Gabapentine 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 Gabapentine 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.

A patient survey asked 2396 patients just how confident they felt about taking Gabapentine? 68% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Gabapentine. 21% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 11% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Gabapentine.

We asked 2287 patients how necessary they found taking Gabapentine. 85% of the patients asked found Gabapentine 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 Gabapentine who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 2075 patients using Gabapentine 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 Gabapentine 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 Gabapentine) 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 Gabapentine 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.

When asking 2207 patients taking Gabapentine if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 15% 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 Gabapentine.

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