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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 [Ivax]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9980 real-world patients taking Metformin [Ivax]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
9930 patients who were using Metformin [Ivax] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 74% were very positive about Metformin [Ivax] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt Metformin [Ivax] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Metformin [Ivax] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 9979 patients taking Metformin [Ivax] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Metformin [Ivax]? Of those asked 84% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 10% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 6% of patients using Metformin [Ivax] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Metformin [Ivax].
We recently asked 9979 patients who reported taking Metformin [Ivax] 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 [Ivax] 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 using Metformin [Ivax] were asked how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There are several reasons why it can be difficult for a patient to take their medication as prescribed. Luckily 95% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Metformin [Ivax] as prescribed by their doctor, 3% felt they found taking Metformin [Ivax] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Metformin [Ivax].
A patient survey asked 9980 patients just how confident they felt about taking Metformin [Ivax]? 83% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformin [Ivax]. 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 [Ivax].
9392 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Metformin [Ivax]. 86% said they found Metformin [Ivax] 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 taking Metformin [Ivax] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 86% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Metformin [Ivax], although 11% of patients taking Metformin [Ivax] 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 [Ivax]) 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 [Ivax] 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.
We asked 9444 patients taking Metformin [Ivax] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 14% of the patients taking Metformin [Ivax] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 6% 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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