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The following results are based on 9453 unique reviews from patients like you using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given an overall score of 86.4 out of a possible 100 for Metformin. After the results for product Metformin you can add your voice below. Every voice added gets us closer to be being heard by Payers and Pharma, getting us closer to what we call Patient Powered Pharmaceuticals.

86.4 / 100

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

(9452 respondents)


Not at all bothered (63%)
Slightly (21%)
Somewhat (10%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(9453 respondents)


Extremely confident (46%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (1%)

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

(9452 respondents)


Not at all difficult (89%)
Slightly (6%)
Somewhat (3%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(9403 respondents)


Extremely effective (28%)
Very (46%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(8872 respondents)


Extremely necessary (50%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(6822 respondents)


Never (46%)
Rarely (39%)
Sometimes (11%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(9452 respondents)


All the time (84%)
Most of the time (12%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(8917 respondents)


Very satisfied (40%)
Satisfied (40%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (14%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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

(8917 respondents)


Extremely (39%)
Large (35%)
Moderate (16%)
Small (4%)
Not at all (6%)

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