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Sertralin [Alternova]

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The following results on this page are based on 7066 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 50.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Sertralin [Alternova] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(6995 respondents)


Extremely effective (24%)
Very (39%)
Somewhat (25%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(7064 respondents)


Not at all bothered (34%)
Slightly (34%)
Somewhat (22%)
Very (7%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(7066 respondents)


All the time (73%)
Most of the time (20%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

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

(7065 respondents)


Not at all difficult (71%)
Slightly (16%)
Somewhat (9%)
Very (3%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(7062 respondents)


Extremely confident (34%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(6756 respondents)


Extremely necessary (46%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(5744 respondents)


Never (28%)
Rarely (34%)
Sometimes (24%)
Often (10%)
Almost all the time (5%)

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

(6125 respondents)


Extremely (39%)
Large (33%)
Moderate (18%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (4%)

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

(6125 respondents)


Very satisfied (40%)
Satisfied (38%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7066 real-world patients taking Sertralin [Alternova]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

6995 patients who were using Sertralin [Alternova] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 62% were very positive about Sertralin [Alternova] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 25% felt Sertralin [Alternova] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 12% of the patients asked felt Sertralin [Alternova] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 7064 patients taking Sertralin [Alternova] 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 [Alternova]. This leaves 9% of the patients we asked who were using Sertralin [Alternova] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Sertralin [Alternova].

7066 patients using Sertralin [Alternova] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 94% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Sertralin [Alternova] as prescribed, while 3% often forgot. Meaning that 3% forgot to take their Sertralin [Alternova] 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.

7065 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 87% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Sertralin [Alternova] as prescribed, 9% found taking Sertralin [Alternova] very difficult which left 4% 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 7062 patients how confident they felt about taking Sertralin [Alternova]? 70% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Sertralin [Alternova]. while 22% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 8% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Sertralin [Alternova].

When asking 6756 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 83% said they felt taking Sertralin [Alternova] to be very or extremely necessary. 12% said they felt Sertralin [Alternova] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Sertralin [Alternova] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 5744 patients using Sertralin [Alternova] how often they forgot to take their medication? 61% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 24% of patients taking Sertralin [Alternova] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 15% 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 6125 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Sertralin [Alternova]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 72% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Sertralin [Alternova] 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.

6125 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Sertralin [Alternova]. 78% 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 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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