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The following results on this page are based on 667 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 80.2 in the range of -100 to +100 for Lantus To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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80.2

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(664 respondents)

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Extremely effective (53%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (7%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(667 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (68%)
Slightly (21%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(667 respondents)

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All the time (88%)
Most of the time (10%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (0%)

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

(667 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (65%)
Slightly (22%)
Somewhat (10%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(667 respondents)

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Extremely confident (56%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(621 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (78%)
Very (19%)
Somewhat (2%)
Slightly (0%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(534 respondents)

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Never (60%)
Rarely (30%)
Sometimes (7%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(571 respondents)

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Extremely (67%)
Large (16%)
Moderate (8%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(571 respondents)

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Very satisfied (60%)
Satisfied (28%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (8%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 667 real-world patients taking Lantus. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

664 patients who were using Lantus were asked how effective they found their medicine. 88% were very positive about Lantus answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 7% felt Lantus was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 5% of the patients asked felt Lantus had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 667 patients taking Lantus how bothered they were by side effects from taking Lantus? Of those asked 89% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 7% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 4% of patients using Lantus felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Lantus.

We asked 667 patients taking Lantus how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 1% often forgot to take their Lantus as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Lantus 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 667 patients taking Lantus 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. 87% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Lantus as prescribed, whereas 10% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 3% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 667 patients how confident they felt about taking Lantus? 90% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Lantus. while 8% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 2% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Lantus.

We asked 621 patients how necessary they found taking Lantus. 97% of the patients asked found Lantus to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 2% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 0% of patients using Lantus who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

534 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 90% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 7% of those taking Lantus reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 4% 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 571 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Lantus) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 83% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Lantus may have. 8% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 9% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

When asking 571 patients taking Lantus if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 88% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 8% 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 Lantus.

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