The following results on this page are based on 5934
unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
69.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for simvastatin (active ingredient)
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5934 real-world patients taking simvastatin (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
5883 patients taking simvastatin (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 75% responded very positively about simvastatin (active ingredient) reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 19% reported that they felt simvastatin (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that simvastatin (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 5934 patients taking simvastatin (active ingredient) just how bothered they were by side effects? 90% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 7% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from simvastatin (active ingredient). This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using simvastatin (active ingredient) still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking simvastatin (active ingredient).
We recently asked 5934 patients who reported taking simvastatin (active ingredient) how often they took it as prescribed? While 98% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their simvastatin (active ingredient) as prescribed. Sadly 1% 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.
We asked 5934 patients taking simvastatin (active ingredient) 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. 98% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their simvastatin (active ingredient) as prescribed, whereas 1% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 1% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
A patient survey asked 5934 patients just how confident they felt about taking simvastatin (active ingredient)? 78% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking simvastatin (active ingredient). 17% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking simvastatin (active ingredient).
5712 patients were asked how necessary they found taking simvastatin (active ingredient). 79% said they found simvastatin (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary, while 17% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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.
4684 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 7% of those taking simvastatin (active ingredient) reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 2% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.
When we asked 5724 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 73% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking simvastatin (active ingredient) outweighed any disadvantages. 17% 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.
5724 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their simvastatin (active ingredient). 81% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 14% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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