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The following results on this page are based on 238 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 79.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Levemir To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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79.8

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(236 respondents)

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Extremely effective (47%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(238 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (58%)
Slightly (29%)
Somewhat (11%)
Very (1%)
Extremely bothered (0%)

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

(238 respondents)

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All the time (84%)
Most of the time (13%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(238 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (60%)
Slightly (28%)
Somewhat (9%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(238 respondents)

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Extremely confident (49%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (0%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(204 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (76%)
Very (21%)
Somewhat (2%)
Slightly (0%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(173 respondents)

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Never (51%)
Rarely (36%)
Sometimes (9%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(191 respondents)

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Extremely (72%)
Large (17%)
Moderate (4%)
Small (1%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(191 respondents)

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Very satisfied (63%)
Satisfied (26%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (9%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 238 real-world patients taking Levemir. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

236 patients taking Levemir were asked how effective they found their medicine. 85% felt that Levemir was very / extremely effective, while 8% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 7% felt that Levemir had only a slight or very little effect.

238 patients taking Levemir were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Levemir? 87% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Levemir, while 11% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 2% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Levemir.

We recently asked 238 patients who reported taking Levemir how often they took it as prescribed? While 97% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Levemir as prescribed. Sadly 2% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.

We asked 238 patients taking Levemir 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. 88% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Levemir as prescribed, whereas 9% 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.

238 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Levemir? 90% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Levemir. 8% felt only slightly confident while 2% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Levemir.

When asking 204 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 98% said they felt taking Levemir to be very or extremely necessary. 2% said they felt Levemir to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 0% of patients taking Levemir found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

173 patients taking Levemir were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 87% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Levemir, although 9% of patients taking Levemir reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 4% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

191 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Levemir outweighed its disadvantages? 88% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Levemir outweighed its disadvantages. However, 4% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 8% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

When asking 191 patients taking Levemir 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, 9% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Levemir.

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