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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
49.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2082 real-world patients taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2079 patients taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 65% responded very positively about Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 28% reported that they felt Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 8% of the patients asked reported that Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
2082 patients taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]? 81% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak], while 12% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 7% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak].
2082 patients using Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] 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 [Pocketpak] as prescribed, while 11% often forgot. Meaning that 20% forgot to take their Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] 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 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 [Pocketpak] as prescribed, 4% found taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] 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.
2082 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]? 70% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]. 22% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak].
1944 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]. 77% said they found Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] to be very or extremely necessary, while 18% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 5% of patients asked found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them. If you feel your medication is unnecessary, please talk to your doctor about it.
We asked 1783 patients using Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] how often they forgot to take their medication? 78% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 15% of patients taking Ibuprofen [Pocketpak] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 7% 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 1900 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]) 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 [Pocketpak] 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.
1900 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Ibuprofen [Pocketpak]. 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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