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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
49.0 in the range of -100 to +100 for Ibuprofen [Apo]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1953 real-world patients taking Ibuprofen [Apo]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1950 patients who were using Ibuprofen [Apo] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 64% were very positive about Ibuprofen [Apo] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 28% felt Ibuprofen [Apo] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 8% of the patients asked felt Ibuprofen [Apo] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1953 patients taking Ibuprofen [Apo] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Ibuprofen [Apo]? Of those asked 81% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 12% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 7% of patients using Ibuprofen [Apo] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Ibuprofen [Apo].
We recently asked 1953 patients who reported taking Ibuprofen [Apo] how often they took it as prescribed? While 68% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 11% said that they often forgot to take their Ibuprofen [Apo] as prescribed. Sadly 20% 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.
We asked 1953 patients taking Ibuprofen [Apo] 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. 92% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Ibuprofen [Apo] as prescribed, whereas 4% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 3% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
1953 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Ibuprofen [Apo]? 69% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen [Apo]. 23% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Ibuprofen [Apo].
When asking 1816 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 76% said they felt taking Ibuprofen [Apo] to be very or extremely necessary. 19% said they felt Ibuprofen [Apo] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Ibuprofen [Apo] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1654 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 [Apo] 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.
Surveying 1771 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Ibuprofen [Apo]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 67% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Ibuprofen [Apo] may have. 20% 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 1771 patients taking Ibuprofen [Apo] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 75% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 20% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Ibuprofen [Apo].
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