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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 [Apo]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9980 real-world patients taking Metformin [Apo]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
9930 patients taking Metformin [Apo] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 74% responded very positively about Metformin [Apo] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 20% reported that they felt Metformin [Apo] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 6% of the patients asked reported that Metformin [Apo] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
9979 patients taking Metformin [Apo] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Metformin [Apo]? 84% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Metformin [Apo], while 10% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 6% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Metformin [Apo].
We recently asked 9979 patients who reported taking Metformin [Apo] how often they took it as prescribed? While 96% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 2% said that they often forgot to take their Metformin [Apo] as prescribed. Sadly 1% 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.
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 [Apo] as prescribed, 3% found taking Metformin [Apo] 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.
A patient survey asked 9980 patients just how confident they felt about taking Metformin [Apo]? 83% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformin [Apo]. 14% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 4% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Metformin [Apo].
When asking 9392 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 86% said they felt taking Metformin [Apo] to be very or extremely necessary. 11% said they felt Metformin [Apo] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Metformin [Apo] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
7349 patients taking Metformin [Apo] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 86% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Metformin [Apo], although 11% of patients taking Metformin [Apo] 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.
Surveying 9444 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Metformin [Apo]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 75% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Metformin [Apo] may have. 16% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 10% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.
When asking 9444 patients taking Metformin [Apo] 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 [Apo].
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