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The following results on this page are based on 5347 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 73.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for potassium chloride (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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73.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(5306 respondents)

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Extremely effective (36%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(5347 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (76%)
Slightly (14%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(5347 respondents)

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All the time (84%)
Most of the time (11%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

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

(5347 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (88%)
Slightly (7%)
Somewhat (3%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(5347 respondents)

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Extremely confident (52%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(5184 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (51%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(4619 respondents)

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Never (59%)
Rarely (31%)
Sometimes (6%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(5033 respondents)

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Extremely (45%)
Large (33%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(5033 respondents)

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Very satisfied (48%)
Satisfied (36%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (12%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5347 real-world patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

5306 patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 76% felt that potassium chloride (active ingredient) was very / extremely effective, while 19% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that potassium chloride (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 5347 patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) just how bothered they were by side effects? 90% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 7% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from potassium chloride (active ingredient). This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using potassium chloride (active ingredient) still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking potassium chloride (active ingredient).

We asked 5347 patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 95% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their potassium chloride (active ingredient) as prescribed. This leaves 3% who sadly forgot to take their potassium chloride (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.

We asked 5347 patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) 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. 96% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their potassium chloride (active ingredient) as prescribed, whereas 3% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 2% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

A patient survey asked 5347 patients just how confident they felt about taking potassium chloride (active ingredient)? 85% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking potassium chloride (active ingredient). 12% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 2% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking potassium chloride (active ingredient).

When asking 5184 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 86% said they felt taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary. 12% said they felt potassium chloride (active ingredient) to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 2% of patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

4619 patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their potassium chloride (active ingredient), although 6% of patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 3% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

5033 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of potassium chloride (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages? 78% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) outweighed its disadvantages. However, 13% 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.

When asking 5033 patients taking potassium chloride (active ingredient) if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 84% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 12% 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 potassium chloride (active ingredient).

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