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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
49.1 in the range of -100 to +100 for Ibuprofen [Boots]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1962 real-world patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1959 patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 64% responded very positively about Ibuprofen [Boots] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 28% reported that they felt Ibuprofen [Boots] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 8% of the patients asked reported that Ibuprofen [Boots] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1962 patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots] 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 [Boots]. This leaves 7% of the patients we asked who were using Ibuprofen [Boots] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Ibuprofen [Boots].
We asked 1962 patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 68% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 12% often forgot to take their Ibuprofen [Boots] as prescribed. This leaves 20% who sadly forgot to take their Ibuprofen [Boots] 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.
1962 patients using Ibuprofen [Boots] 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 92% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Ibuprofen [Boots] as prescribed by their doctor, 4% felt they found taking Ibuprofen [Boots] very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Ibuprofen [Boots].
1962 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Ibuprofen [Boots]? 69% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen [Boots]. 23% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Ibuprofen [Boots].
When asking 1824 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 76% said they felt taking Ibuprofen [Boots] to be very or extremely necessary. 19% said they felt Ibuprofen [Boots] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1663 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 [Boots] 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 1780 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Ibuprofen [Boots]) 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 [Boots] 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.
We asked 1780 patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 75% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 20% of the patients taking Ibuprofen [Boots] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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