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The following results on this page are based on 3654 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 61.4 in the range of -100 to +100 for lamotrigine (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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61.4

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(3612 respondents)

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Extremely effective (36%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (6%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(3653 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (47%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (17%)
Very (5%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(3654 respondents)

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All the time (82%)
Most of the time (14%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(3654 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (76%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (3%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(3654 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(3497 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (61%)
Very (27%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(3109 respondents)

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Never (35%)
Rarely (39%)
Sometimes (19%)
Often (6%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(3244 respondents)

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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.

(3244 respondents)

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Very satisfied (46%)
Satisfied (31%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (19%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (1%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 3654 real-world patients taking lamotrigine (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

3612 patients taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 72% felt that lamotrigine (active ingredient) was very / extremely effective, while 19% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 9% felt that lamotrigine (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 3653 patients taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) just how bothered they were by side effects? 77% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 17% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from lamotrigine (active ingredient). This leaves 6% of the patients we asked who were using lamotrigine (active ingredient) still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking lamotrigine (active ingredient).

We asked 3654 patients taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) 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 (active ingredient) as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their lamotrigine (active ingredient) 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.

3654 patients using lamotrigine (active ingredient) were asked how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There are several reasons why it can be difficult for a patient to take their medication as prescribed. Luckily 90% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their lamotrigine (active ingredient) as prescribed by their doctor, 7% felt they found taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) very difficult. Leaving 4% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take lamotrigine (active ingredient).

A patient survey asked 3654 patients just how confident they felt about taking lamotrigine (active ingredient)? 77% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking lamotrigine (active ingredient). 17% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking lamotrigine (active ingredient).

3497 patients were asked how necessary they found taking lamotrigine (active ingredient). 88% said they found lamotrigine (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary, while 8% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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.

3109 patients taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 74% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their lamotrigine (active ingredient), although 19% of patients taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 8% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

3244 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of lamotrigine (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages? 74% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking lamotrigine (active ingredient) 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.

3244 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their lamotrigine (active ingredient). 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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