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The following results on this page are based on 152 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 77.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Norvasc To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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77.8

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(150 respondents)

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Extremely effective (31%)
Very (51%)
Somewhat (13%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(152 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (69%)
Slightly (22%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (1%)

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

(152 respondents)

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All the time (93%)
Most of the time (5%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(152 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (93%)
Slightly (4%)
Somewhat (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(152 respondents)

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Extremely confident (48%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(150 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (58%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (5%)
Slightly (2%)

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

(95 respondents)

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Never (56%)
Rarely (40%)
Sometimes (1%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(146 respondents)

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Extremely (43%)
Large (42%)
Moderate (6%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (3%)

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

(146 respondents)

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Very satisfied (38%)
Satisfied (36%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (19%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 152 real-world patients taking Norvasc. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

150 patients taking Norvasc were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 83% responded very positively about Norvasc reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 13% reported that they felt Norvasc was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Norvasc had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 152 patients taking Norvasc just how bothered they were by side effects? 91% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 8% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Norvasc. This leaves 1% of the patients we asked who were using Norvasc still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Norvasc.

152 patients using Norvasc were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 97% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Norvasc as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 2% forgot to take their Norvasc 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.

152 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 97% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Norvasc as prescribed, 2% found taking Norvasc 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.

A patient survey asked 152 patients just how confident they felt about taking Norvasc? 86% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Norvasc. 12% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Norvasc.

When asking 150 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 93% said they felt taking Norvasc to be very or extremely necessary. 5% said they felt Norvasc to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 2% of patients taking Norvasc found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

95 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 96% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 1% of those taking Norvasc reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 3% 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.

146 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Norvasc outweighed its disadvantages? 85% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Norvasc outweighed its disadvantages. However, 6% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 9% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

146 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Norvasc. 74% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 19% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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