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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
61.0 in the range of -100 to +100 for Lamotrigin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2760 real-world patients taking Lamotrigin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2730 patients who were using Lamotrigin were asked how effective they found their medicine. 71% were very positive about Lamotrigin answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 19% felt Lamotrigin was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 9% of the patients asked felt Lamotrigin had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 2759 patients taking Lamotrigin just how bothered they were by side effects? 78% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 16% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Lamotrigin. This leaves 6% of the patients we asked who were using Lamotrigin still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Lamotrigin.
2760 patients using Lamotrigin were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 96% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Lamotrigin as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Lamotrigin 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.
We asked 2760 patients taking Lamotrigin 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. 90% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Lamotrigin as prescribed, whereas 6% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 4% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
A patient survey asked 2760 patients just how confident they felt about taking Lamotrigin? 76% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Lamotrigin. 18% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 6% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Lamotrigin.
When asking 2645 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 88% said they felt taking Lamotrigin to be very or extremely necessary. 8% said they felt Lamotrigin to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Lamotrigin found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
2373 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 74% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 18% of those taking Lamotrigin reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 8% 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 2464 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Lamotrigin) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 73% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Lamotrigin may have. 17% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 10% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
2464 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Lamotrigin. 77% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 19% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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