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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 Prolonged Release
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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.
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