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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 [Actavis]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2760 real-world patients taking Lamotrigine [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2730 patients taking Lamotrigine [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 71% responded very positively about Lamotrigine [Actavis] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 19% reported that they felt Lamotrigine [Actavis] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 9% of the patients asked reported that Lamotrigine [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 2759 patients taking Lamotrigine [Actavis] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Lamotrigine [Actavis]? Of those asked 78% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 16% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 6% of patients using Lamotrigine [Actavis] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Lamotrigine [Actavis].
2760 patients using Lamotrigine [Actavis] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 96% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Lamotrigine [Actavis] as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Lamotrigine [Actavis] 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 Lamotrigine [Actavis] 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 [Actavis] 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 [Actavis]? 76% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Lamotrigine [Actavis]. 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 [Actavis].
We asked 2645 patients how necessary they found taking Lamotrigine [Actavis]. 88% of the patients asked found Lamotrigine [Actavis] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 8% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 5% of patients using Lamotrigine [Actavis] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
2373 patients taking Lamotrigine [Actavis] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 74% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Lamotrigine [Actavis], although 18% of patients taking Lamotrigine [Actavis] 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.
When we asked 2464 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 73% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Lamotrigine [Actavis] outweighed any disadvantages. 17% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 10% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
When asking 2464 patients taking Lamotrigine [Actavis] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 19% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Lamotrigine [Actavis].
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