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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(4078 respondents)

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Extremely effective (36%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (6%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

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Not at all bothered (80%)
Slightly (12%)
Somewhat (5%)
Very (1%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(4118 respondents)

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All the time (65%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (7%)
Sometimes (7%)
Never (2%)

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

(4119 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (85%)
Slightly (9%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(4119 respondents)

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Extremely confident (55%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(4041 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (42%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(3770 respondents)

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Never (49%)
Rarely (32%)
Sometimes (14%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(3848 respondents)

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Extremely (47%)
Large (31%)
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.

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Very satisfied (47%)
Satisfied (30%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (19%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 4119 real-world patients taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

4078 patients who were using magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 22% felt magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 8% of the patients asked felt magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 4119 patients taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) how bothered they were by side effects from taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient)? Of those asked 93% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 5% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 2% of patients using magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient).

4118 patients using magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 85% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) as prescribed, while 7% often forgot. Meaning that 8% forgot to take their magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) 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.

4119 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 94% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) as prescribed, 4% found taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) very difficult which left 2% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

A patient survey asked 4119 patients just how confident they felt about taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient)? 88% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient). 11% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 2% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient).

When asking 4041 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 75% said they felt taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary. 20% said they felt magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 3770 patients using magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) how often they forgot to take their medication? 81% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 14% of patients taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) 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.

3848 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages? 78% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages. However, 13% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 9% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 3848 patients taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 19% of the patients taking magnesium hydroxide (active ingredient) when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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