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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 [Alpharma]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5463 real-world patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
5415 patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 75% felt that Simvastatin [Alpharma] was very / extremely effective, while 20% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 5% felt that Simvastatin [Alpharma] had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] 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 [Alpharma]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Simvastatin [Alpharma] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Simvastatin [Alpharma].
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] 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 [Alpharma] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Simvastatin [Alpharma] 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.
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] 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 [Alpharma] 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.
A patient survey asked 5463 patients just how confident they felt about taking Simvastatin [Alpharma]? 77% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastatin [Alpharma]. 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 [Alpharma].
When asking 5245 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 79% said they felt taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] to be very or extremely necessary. 17% said they felt Simvastatin [Alpharma] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
4235 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 6% of those taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] 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.
5261 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Simvastatin [Alpharma] outweighed its disadvantages? 72% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 17% 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 5261 patients taking Simvastatin [Alpharma] 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 [Alpharma].
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