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Sertraline [Apotex]

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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 Sertraline [Apotex] 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 Sertraline [Apotex]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

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

We asked 7064 patients taking Sertraline [Apotex] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Sertraline [Apotex]? 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 [Apotex] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Sertraline [Apotex].

7066 patients using Sertraline [Apotex] 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 [Apotex] as prescribed, while 3% often forgot. Meaning that 3% forgot to take their Sertraline [Apotex] 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 Sertraline [Apotex] as prescribed, 9% found taking Sertraline [Apotex] 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.

7062 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Sertraline [Apotex]? 70% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Sertraline [Apotex]. 22% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Sertraline [Apotex].

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

We asked 5744 patients using Sertraline [Apotex] 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 [Apotex] 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.

6125 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Sertraline [Apotex] outweighed its disadvantages? 72% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Sertraline [Apotex] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 18% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 10% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

When asking 6125 patients taking Sertraline [Apotex] 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 Sertraline [Apotex].


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