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The following results on this page are based on 1889 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 80.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Novorapid To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1888 respondents)


Extremely effective (62%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (4%)
Slightly (1%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(1888 respondents)


Not at all bothered (66%)
Slightly (22%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (3%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(1889 respondents)


All the time (82%)
Most of the time (13%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(1888 respondents)


Not at all difficult (61%)
Slightly (24%)
Somewhat (11%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(1889 respondents)


Extremely confident (61%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (6%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (0%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1667 respondents)


Extremely necessary (81%)
Very (17%)
Somewhat (1%)
Slightly (0%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(1398 respondents)


Never (51%)
Rarely (32%)
Sometimes (13%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(1621 respondents)


Extremely (70%)
Large (16%)
Moderate (5%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(1621 respondents)


Very satisfied (62%)
Satisfied (27%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (8%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1889 real-world patients taking Novorapid. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1888 patients who were using Novorapid were asked how effective they found their medicine. 93% were very positive about Novorapid answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 4% felt Novorapid was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 3% of the patients asked felt Novorapid had only a slight or very little effect for them.

1888 patients taking Novorapid were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Novorapid? 88% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Novorapid, while 8% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 4% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Novorapid.

1889 patients using Novorapid were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 95% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Novorapid as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 2% forgot to take their Novorapid 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.

1888 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 86% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Novorapid as prescribed, 11% found taking Novorapid very difficult which left 3% 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 1889 patients how confident they felt about taking Novorapid? 93% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Novorapid. while 6% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 1% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Novorapid.

1667 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Novorapid. 98% said they found Novorapid to be very or extremely necessary, while 1% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 1% 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.

We asked 1398 patients using Novorapid how often they forgot to take their medication? 83% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 13% of patients taking Novorapid reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 4% 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.

Surveying 1621 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Novorapid) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 87% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Novorapid may have. 5% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 9% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

When asking 1621 patients taking Novorapid if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 89% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 8% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Novorapid.


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