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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
68.4 in the range of -100 to +100 for Metformin [ESP Pharma]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9666 real-world patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
9616 patients who were using Metformin [ESP Pharma] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 74% were very positive about Metformin [ESP Pharma] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt Metformin [ESP Pharma] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Metformin [ESP Pharma] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 9665 patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma] just how bothered they were by side effects? 84% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 11% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Metformin [ESP Pharma]. This leaves 6% of the patients we asked who were using Metformin [ESP Pharma] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Metformin [ESP Pharma].
We asked 9665 patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 96% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their Metformin [ESP Pharma] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Metformin [ESP Pharma] all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.
We asked 9665 patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma] how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There can be many factors why they found it difficult to take as prescribed. 95% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Metformin [ESP Pharma] as prescribed, whereas 3% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 1% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
A patient survey asked 9666 patients just how confident they felt about taking Metformin [ESP Pharma]? 83% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformin [ESP Pharma]. 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 [ESP Pharma].
We asked 9080 patients how necessary they found taking Metformin [ESP Pharma]. 86% of the patients asked found Metformin [ESP Pharma] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 11% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 3% of patients using Metformin [ESP Pharma] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
7035 patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 85% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Metformin [ESP Pharma], although 11% of patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma] 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 9130 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Metformin [ESP Pharma]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 74% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Metformin [ESP Pharma] 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 9130 patients taking Metformin [ESP Pharma] 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 [ESP Pharma].
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