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The following results on this page are based on 3107 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 57.2 in the range of -100 to +100 for methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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57.2

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(3085 respondents)

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Extremely effective (35%)
Very (39%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(3106 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (36%)
Slightly (36%)
Somewhat (19%)
Very (6%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(3107 respondents)

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All the time (67%)
Most of the time (24%)
Often (4%)
Sometimes (4%)
Never (1%)

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

(3106 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (66%)
Slightly (19%)
Somewhat (10%)
Very (3%)
Extremely difficult (2%)

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

(3105 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2941 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (55%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2617 respondents)

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Never (26%)
Rarely (33%)
Sometimes (27%)
Often (10%)
Almost all the time (3%)

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

(2676 respondents)

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Extremely (48%)
Large (26%)
Moderate (15%)
Small (4%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(2677 respondents)

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Very satisfied (47%)
Satisfied (34%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (14%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 3107 real-world patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

3085 patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 74% responded very positively about methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 17% reported that they felt methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 9% of the patients asked reported that methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

3106 patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient)? 73% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient), while 19% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 8% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient).

We asked 3107 patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 91% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 4% often forgot to take their methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) as prescribed. This leaves 5% who sadly forgot to take their methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) 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.

3106 patients using methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) 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 85% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) as prescribed by their doctor, 10% felt they found taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) very difficult. Leaving 5% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient).

In a recent patient survey, we asked 3105 patients how confident they felt about taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient)? 79% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient). while 16% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient).

When asking 2941 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 87% said they felt taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 3% of patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 2617 patients using methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) how often they forgot to take their medication? 59% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 27% of patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 14% 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 2676 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 methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) outweighed any disadvantages. 15% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 11% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

When asking 2677 patients taking methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient) if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 81% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 14% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their methylphenidate hydrochloride (active ingredient).

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