The following results on this page are based on 9980
unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
68.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Metformin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9980 real-world patients taking Metformin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
9930 patients taking Metformin were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 74% responded very positively about Metformin reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 20% reported that they felt Metformin was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 6% of the patients asked reported that Metformin had only a slight or very little effect for them.
9979 patients taking Metformin were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Metformin? 84% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Metformin, while 10% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 6% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Metformin.
9979 patients using Metformin were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 96% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Metformin as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Metformin 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.
9979 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 95% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Metformin as prescribed, 3% found taking Metformin very difficult which left 1% 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.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 9980 patients how confident they felt about taking Metformin? 83% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformin. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 4% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Metformin.
9392 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Metformin. 86% said they found Metformin to be very or extremely necessary, while 11% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 3% of patients asked found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them. If you feel your medication is unnecessary, please talk to your doctor about it.
7349 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 86% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 11% of those taking Metformin 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.
When we asked 9444 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 75% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Metformin outweighed any disadvantages. 16% 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 9444 patients taking Metformin if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 14% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Metformin.
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