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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 [Sandoz]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9980 real-world patients taking Metformin [Sandoz]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
9930 patients who were using Metformin [Sandoz] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 74% were very positive about Metformin [Sandoz] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt Metformin [Sandoz] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Metformin [Sandoz] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
9979 patients taking Metformin [Sandoz] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Metformin [Sandoz]? 84% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Metformin [Sandoz], while 10% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 6% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Metformin [Sandoz].
We asked 9979 patients taking Metformin [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Metformin [Sandoz] 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 9979 patients taking Metformin [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] 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.
9980 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Metformin [Sandoz]? 83% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformin [Sandoz]. 14% felt only slightly confident while 4% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Metformin [Sandoz].
When asking 9392 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 86% said they felt taking Metformin [Sandoz] to be very or extremely necessary. 11% said they felt Metformin [Sandoz] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking Metformin [Sandoz] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
7349 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 86% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 11% of those taking Metformin [Sandoz] reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 4% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.
When we asked 9444 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 75% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Metformin [Sandoz] 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 9444 patients taking Metformin [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz].
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