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 Sertraline
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7066 real-world patients taking Sertraline. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
6995 patients who were using Sertraline were asked how effective they found their medicine. 62% were very positive about Sertraline answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 25% felt Sertraline was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 12% of the patients asked felt Sertraline had only a slight or very little effect for them.
7064 patients taking Sertraline were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Sertraline? 69% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Sertraline, while 22% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 9% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Sertraline.
We recently asked 7066 patients who reported taking Sertraline how often they took it as prescribed? While 94% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 3% said that they often forgot to take their Sertraline as prescribed. Sadly 3% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.
7065 patients using Sertraline 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 Sertraline as prescribed by their doctor, 9% felt they found taking Sertraline very difficult. Leaving 4% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Sertraline.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 7062 patients how confident they felt about taking Sertraline? 70% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Sertraline. while 22% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 8% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Sertraline.
6756 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Sertraline. 83% said they found Sertraline to be very or extremely necessary, while 12% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 5% 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 5744 patients using Sertraline 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 Sertraline 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.
When we asked 6125 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 72% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Sertraline outweighed any disadvantages. 18% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 10% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
6125 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Sertraline. 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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