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unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
50.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Sertralin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 6882 real-world patients taking Sertralin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
6811 patients taking Sertralin were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 62% responded very positively about Sertralin reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 25% reported that they felt Sertralin was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 12% of the patients asked reported that Sertralin had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 6880 patients taking Sertralin just how bothered they were by side effects? 69% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 22% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Sertralin. This leaves 9% of the patients we asked who were using Sertralin still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Sertralin.
We asked 6882 patients taking Sertralin how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 94% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 3% often forgot to take their Sertralin as prescribed. This leaves 3% who sadly forgot to take their Sertralin 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.
6881 patients using Sertralin 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 87% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Sertralin as prescribed by their doctor, 9% felt they found taking Sertralin very difficult. Leaving 4% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Sertralin.
A patient survey asked 6878 patients just how confident they felt about taking Sertralin? 69% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Sertralin. 22% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 8% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Sertralin.
When asking 6572 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 83% said they felt taking Sertralin to be very or extremely necessary. 12% said they felt Sertralin to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Sertralin found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
5560 patients taking Sertralin were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 61% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Sertralin, although 24% of patients taking Sertralin reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 15% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
Surveying 5941 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Sertralin) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 71% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Sertralin may have. 18% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 10% 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 5941 patients taking Sertralin if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 78% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 16% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Sertralin.
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