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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
50.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Sertraline [Apo]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 7066 real-world patients taking Sertraline [Apo]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
6995 patients taking Sertraline [Apo] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 62% felt that Sertraline [Apo] was very / extremely effective, while 25% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 12% felt that Sertraline [Apo] had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 7064 patients taking Sertraline [Apo] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Sertraline [Apo]? Of those asked 69% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 22% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 9% of patients using Sertraline [Apo] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Sertraline [Apo].
7066 patients using Sertraline [Apo] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 94% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Sertraline [Apo] as prescribed, while 3% often forgot. Meaning that 3% forgot to take their Sertraline [Apo] 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.
We asked 7065 patients taking Sertraline [Apo] 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. 87% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Sertraline [Apo] as prescribed, whereas 9% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 4% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
7062 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Sertraline [Apo]? 70% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Sertraline [Apo]. 22% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Sertraline [Apo].
We asked 6756 patients how necessary they found taking Sertraline [Apo]. 83% of the patients asked found Sertraline [Apo] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 12% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 5% of patients using Sertraline [Apo] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
5744 patients taking Sertraline [Apo] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 61% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Sertraline [Apo], although 24% of patients taking Sertraline [Apo] 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 6125 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Sertraline [Apo]) 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 Sertraline [Apo] 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.
We asked 6125 patients taking Sertraline [Apo] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 78% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 16% of the patients taking Sertraline [Apo] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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