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The following results on this page are based on 3062 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 65.2 in the range of -100 to +100 for Magnesium To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(3030 respondents)


Extremely effective (37%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (6%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(3062 respondents)


Not at all bothered (79%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (1%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(3061 respondents)


All the time (67%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (6%)
Sometimes (6%)
Never (2%)

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

(3062 respondents)


Not at all difficult (86%)
Slightly (8%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(3062 respondents)


Extremely confident (56%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2997 respondents)


Extremely necessary (45%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2811 respondents)


Never (50%)
Rarely (31%)
Sometimes (13%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(2861 respondents)


Extremely (47%)
Large (30%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(2861 respondents)


Very satisfied (48%)
Satisfied (30%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (19%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 3062 real-world patients taking Magnesium. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

3030 patients taking Magnesium were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% felt that Magnesium was very / extremely effective, while 22% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 8% felt that Magnesium had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 3062 patients taking Magnesium how bothered they were by side effects from taking Magnesium? Of those asked 92% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 6% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 2% of patients using Magnesium felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Magnesium.

We recently asked 3061 patients who reported taking Magnesium how often they took it as prescribed? While 86% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 6% said that they often forgot to take their Magnesium as prescribed. Sadly 8% 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.

3062 patients using Magnesium 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 94% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Magnesium as prescribed by their doctor, 4% felt they found taking Magnesium very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Magnesium.

3062 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Magnesium? 87% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Magnesium. 11% felt only slightly confident while 2% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Magnesium.

When asking 2997 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 77% said they felt taking Magnesium to be very or extremely necessary. 18% said they felt Magnesium to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Magnesium found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 2811 patients using Magnesium how often they forgot to take their medication? 81% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 13% of patients taking Magnesium reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 5% 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.

When we asked 2861 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 77% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Magnesium outweighed any disadvantages. 13% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 9% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

When asking 2861 patients taking Magnesium 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 Magnesium.


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