The following results on this page are based on 2082
unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
49.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Ibuprofen
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2082 real-world patients taking Ibuprofen. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2079 patients taking Ibuprofen were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 65% responded very positively about Ibuprofen reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 28% reported that they felt Ibuprofen was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 8% of the patients asked reported that Ibuprofen had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 2082 patients taking Ibuprofen just how bothered they were by side effects? 81% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 12% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Ibuprofen. This leaves 7% of the patients we asked who were using Ibuprofen still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Ibuprofen.
2082 patients using Ibuprofen were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 69% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Ibuprofen as prescribed, while 11% often forgot. Meaning that 20% forgot to take their Ibuprofen 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.
2082 patients using Ibuprofen 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 93% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Ibuprofen as prescribed by their doctor, 4% felt they found taking Ibuprofen very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Ibuprofen.
A patient survey asked 2082 patients just how confident they felt about taking Ibuprofen? 70% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen. 22% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 8% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen.
When asking 1944 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 77% said they felt taking Ibuprofen to be very or extremely necessary. 18% said they felt Ibuprofen to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Ibuprofen found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1783 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 78% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 15% of those taking Ibuprofen reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 7% 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 1900 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 67% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Ibuprofen outweighed any disadvantages. 20% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 13% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
1900 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Ibuprofen. 75% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 20% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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