You searched for

Metformin Prolonged Release

Your fellow patients have spoken – hear their voices:

The following results on this page are based on 9689 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 68.4 in the range of -100 to +100 for Metformin Prolonged Release To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

After the results for product Metformin Prolonged Release 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.

68.4

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(9639 respondents)

Answers

Extremely effective (29%)
Very (45%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(9688 respondents)

Answers

Not at all bothered (63%)
Slightly (20%)
Somewhat (10%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(9688 respondents)

Answers

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

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

(9688 respondents)

Answers

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

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

(9689 respondents)

Answers

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

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(9101 respondents)

Answers

Extremely necessary (51%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(7058 respondents)

Answers

Never (47%)
Rarely (38%)
Sometimes (11%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(9153 respondents)

Answers

Extremely (40%)
Large (35%)
Moderate (16%)
Small (4%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(9153 respondents)

Answers

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

Add your voice and help others.

If you feel that the information shown is not representative of how you feel, or you want to join the DrugStars movement, helping other patients like you then you can join DrugStars by either downloading the app and adding your medication experiences. Or you can use our webform here on the site, just click the buttons below.

Every time you review a medication you empower patients!

Popular drug reviews

Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9689 real-world patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

9639 patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release were asked how effective they found their medicine. 74% felt that Metformin Prolonged Release was very / extremely effective, while 20% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Metformin Prolonged Release had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 9688 patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release 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 10% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Metformin Prolonged Release. This leaves 6% of the patients we asked who were using Metformin Prolonged Release still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Metformin Prolonged Release.

9688 patients using Metformin Prolonged Release 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 Prolonged Release as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Metformin Prolonged Release 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.

We asked 9688 patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release 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 Prolonged Release 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 9689 patients just how confident they felt about taking Metformin Prolonged Release? 83% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformin Prolonged Release. 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 Prolonged Release.

When asking 9101 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 86% said they felt taking Metformin Prolonged Release to be very or extremely necessary. 11% said they felt Metformin Prolonged Release to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 7058 patients using Metformin Prolonged Release how often they forgot to take their medication? 85% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 11% of patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 4% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.

When we asked 9153 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 74% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Metformin Prolonged Release 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 9153 patients taking Metformin Prolonged Release 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 Prolonged Release.

NO MEDICAL ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATION

The Service is solely intended as a tool to assist you in getting insights on other patients experience with a specific product.

The Service does not provide you with advice or recommendation of any kind and you should not rely upon this website as the basis for any decision or action and is not intended as and may not be relied upon as or substitute medical advice. You are advised to consult a professional advisor or doctor in the relevant field with respect to the applicability of any specific aspect of the contents, including any kind of medical advice.

The data provided do not represent scientific processed data, and is solely based on individuals subjective review. All reviews is verified with a picture during the review process on the DrugStars app.