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Metoprolol [Apo]

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The following results on this page are based on 2542 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 74.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Metoprolol [Apo] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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74.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2540 respondents)

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Extremely effective (26%)
Very (52%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (1%)

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

(2542 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (71%)
Slightly (19%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (3%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(2542 respondents)

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All the time (94%)
Most of the time (4%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(2542 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (95%)
Slightly (3%)
Somewhat (1%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(2542 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2535 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (50%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(1883 respondents)

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Never (61%)
Rarely (34%)
Sometimes (4%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (0%)

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

(2524 respondents)

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Extremely (45%)
Large (38%)
Moderate (12%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (3%)

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

(2524 respondents)

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Very satisfied (35%)
Satisfied (42%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (6%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2542 real-world patients taking Metoprolol [Apo]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2540 patients taking Metoprolol [Apo] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 78% responded very positively about Metoprolol [Apo] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 17% reported that they felt Metoprolol [Apo] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Metoprolol [Apo] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 2542 patients taking Metoprolol [Apo] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Metoprolol [Apo]? Of those asked 90% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 7% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 3% of patients using Metoprolol [Apo] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Metoprolol [Apo].

We recently asked 2542 patients who reported taking Metoprolol [Apo] how often they took it as prescribed? While 98% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Metoprolol [Apo] as prescribed. Sadly 1% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.

2542 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Metoprolol [Apo] as prescribed, 1% found taking Metoprolol [Apo] very difficult which left 1% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 2542 patients how confident they felt about taking Metoprolol [Apo]? 82% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Metoprolol [Apo]. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 4% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Metoprolol [Apo].

We asked 2535 patients how necessary they found taking Metoprolol [Apo]. 88% of the patients asked found Metoprolol [Apo] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 9% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 3% of patients using Metoprolol [Apo] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

1883 patients taking Metoprolol [Apo] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 94% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Metoprolol [Apo], although 4% of patients taking Metoprolol [Apo] reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 1% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 2524 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Metoprolol [Apo]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 82% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Metoprolol [Apo] may have. 12% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 6% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

2524 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Metoprolol [Apo]. 76% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 16% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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