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Lamotrigin [EWL]

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The following results on this page are based on 2760 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 61.0 in the range of -100 to +100 for Lamotrigin [EWL] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2730 respondents)


Extremely effective (37%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (6%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(2759 respondents)


Not at all bothered (48%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (16%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(2760 respondents)


All the time (83%)
Most of the time (13%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(2760 respondents)


Not at all difficult (76%)
Slightly (14%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (3%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2760 respondents)


Extremely confident (45%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2645 respondents)


Extremely necessary (62%)
Very (26%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2373 respondents)


Never (38%)
Rarely (36%)
Sometimes (18%)
Often (5%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(2464 respondents)


Extremely (49%)
Large (24%)
Moderate (17%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(2464 respondents)


Very satisfied (46%)
Satisfied (31%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (19%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2760 real-world patients taking Lamotrigin [EWL]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2730 patients taking Lamotrigin [EWL] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 71% felt that Lamotrigin [EWL] was very / extremely effective, while 19% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 9% felt that Lamotrigin [EWL] had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 2759 patients taking Lamotrigin [EWL] 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 [EWL]. This leaves 6% of the patients we asked who were using Lamotrigin [EWL] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Lamotrigin [EWL].

2760 patients using Lamotrigin [EWL] 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 [EWL] as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Lamotrigin [EWL] 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.

2760 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 90% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Lamotrigin [EWL] as prescribed, 6% found taking Lamotrigin [EWL] very difficult which left 4% 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 2760 patients how confident they felt about taking Lamotrigin [EWL]? 76% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Lamotrigin [EWL]. while 18% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 6% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Lamotrigin [EWL].

When asking 2645 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 88% said they felt taking Lamotrigin [EWL] to be very or extremely necessary. 8% said they felt Lamotrigin [EWL] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Lamotrigin [EWL] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 2373 patients using Lamotrigin [EWL] how often they forgot to take their medication? 74% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 18% of patients taking Lamotrigin [EWL] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 8% 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 2464 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Lamotrigin [EWL]) 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 [EWL] 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 [EWL]. 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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