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unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
68.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Simvastatin [Aco]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5463 real-world patients taking Simvastatin [Aco]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
5415 patients taking Simvastatin [Aco] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 75% responded very positively about Simvastatin [Aco] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 20% reported that they felt Simvastatin [Aco] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Simvastatin [Aco] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [Aco] 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 [Aco]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Simvastatin [Aco] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Simvastatin [Aco].
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [Aco] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 1% often forgot to take their Simvastatin [Aco] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Simvastatin [Aco] all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.
5463 patients using Simvastatin [Aco] 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 98% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Simvastatin [Aco] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Simvastatin [Aco] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Simvastatin [Aco].
A patient survey asked 5463 patients just how confident they felt about taking Simvastatin [Aco]? 77% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastatin [Aco]. 18% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Simvastatin [Aco].
5245 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Simvastatin [Aco]. 79% said they found Simvastatin [Aco] 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.
4235 patients taking Simvastatin [Aco] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Simvastatin [Aco], although 6% of patients taking Simvastatin [Aco] reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 2% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
Surveying 5261 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Simvastatin [Aco]) 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 Simvastatin [Aco] may have. 17% 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.
5261 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Simvastatin [Aco]. 80% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 15% 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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