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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 Gel To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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49.6

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2079 respondents)

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Extremely effective (28%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (28%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(2082 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (58%)
Slightly (24%)
Somewhat (12%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(2082 respondents)

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All the time (50%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (11%)
Sometimes (18%)
Never (2%)

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

(2082 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (81%)
Slightly (12%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (2%)

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

(2082 respondents)

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Extremely confident (36%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (5%)
Not at all confident (3%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1944 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (37%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1783 respondents)

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Never (51%)
Rarely (27%)
Sometimes (15%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (3%)

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

(1900 respondents)

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Extremely (36%)
Large (31%)
Moderate (20%)
Small (6%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(1900 respondents)

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Very satisfied (43%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (20%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2082 real-world patients taking Ibuprofen Gel. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2079 patients who were using Ibuprofen Gel were asked how effective they found their medicine. 65% were very positive about Ibuprofen Gel answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 28% felt Ibuprofen Gel was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 8% of the patients asked felt Ibuprofen Gel had only a slight or very little effect for them.

2082 patients taking Ibuprofen Gel were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Ibuprofen Gel? 81% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Ibuprofen Gel, while 12% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 7% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Ibuprofen Gel.

We asked 2082 patients taking Ibuprofen Gel how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 69% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 11% often forgot to take their Ibuprofen Gel as prescribed. This leaves 20% who sadly forgot to take their Ibuprofen Gel 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.

2082 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 93% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Ibuprofen Gel as prescribed, 4% found taking Ibuprofen Gel very difficult which left 3% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 2082 patients how confident they felt about taking Ibuprofen Gel? 70% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen Gel. while 22% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 8% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Ibuprofen Gel.

We asked 1944 patients how necessary they found taking Ibuprofen Gel. 77% of the patients asked found Ibuprofen Gel to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 18% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 5% of patients using Ibuprofen Gel who feel it is 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 Gel 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 1900 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Ibuprofen Gel) 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 Gel 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 1900 patients taking Ibuprofen Gel 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 Gel 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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