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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
68.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Simvastatin [ACT]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5463 real-world patients taking Simvastatin [ACT]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
5415 patients who were using Simvastatin [ACT] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 75% were very positive about Simvastatin [ACT] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt Simvastatin [ACT] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 5% of the patients asked felt Simvastatin [ACT] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [ACT] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Simvastatin [ACT]? Of those asked 90% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 7% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 3% of patients using Simvastatin [ACT] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Simvastatin [ACT].
5463 patients using Simvastatin [ACT] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Simvastatin [ACT] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Simvastatin [ACT] 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 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [ACT] 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 [ACT] as prescribed, whereas 2% 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.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 5463 patients how confident they felt about taking Simvastatin [ACT]? 77% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastatin [ACT]. while 18% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Simvastatin [ACT].
When asking 5245 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 79% said they felt taking Simvastatin [ACT] to be very or extremely necessary. 17% said they felt Simvastatin [ACT] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Simvastatin [ACT] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
We asked 4235 patients using Simvastatin [ACT] how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 6% of patients taking Simvastatin [ACT] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 2% 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 5261 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 Simvastatin [ACT] 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.
When asking 5261 patients taking Simvastatin [ACT] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 15% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Simvastatin [ACT].
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