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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
61.0 in the range of -100 to +100 for Lamotrigine
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2760 real-world patients taking Lamotrigine. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2730 patients who were using Lamotrigine were asked how effective they found their medicine. 71% were very positive about Lamotrigine answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 19% felt Lamotrigine was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 9% of the patients asked felt Lamotrigine had only a slight or very little effect for them.
2759 patients taking Lamotrigine were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Lamotrigine? 78% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Lamotrigine, while 16% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 6% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Lamotrigine.
We asked 2760 patients taking Lamotrigine how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 96% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their Lamotrigine as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Lamotrigine 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.
We asked 2760 patients taking Lamotrigine 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 Lamotrigine 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 Lamotrigine? 76% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Lamotrigine. 18% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 6% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Lamotrigine.
2645 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Lamotrigine. 88% said they found Lamotrigine to be very or extremely necessary, while 8% 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 2373 patients using Lamotrigine 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 Lamotrigine 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.
2464 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Lamotrigine outweighed its disadvantages? 73% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Lamotrigine outweighed its disadvantages. However, 17% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 10% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.
We asked 2464 patients taking Lamotrigine in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 19% of the patients taking Lamotrigine when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 4% 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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