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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 Metformine
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 9980 real-world patients taking Metformine. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
9930 patients who were using Metformine were asked how effective they found their medicine. 74% were very positive about Metformine answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt Metformine was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Metformine had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 9979 patients taking Metformine how bothered they were by side effects from taking Metformine? 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 Metformine felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Metformine.
9979 patients using Metformine were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 96% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Metformine as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Metformine 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 9979 patients taking Metformine 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 Metformine 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 Metformine? 83% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metformine. 14% felt only slightly confident while 4% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Metformine.
9392 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Metformine. 86% said they found Metformine 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 Metformine were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 86% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Metformine, although 11% of patients taking Metformine 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.
9444 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Metformine outweighed its disadvantages? 75% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Metformine outweighed its disadvantages. However, 16% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 10% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.
9444 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Metformine. 80% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 14% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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