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The following results on this page are based on 5251 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 68.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Simvastatin [Real] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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68.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(5203 respondents)

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Extremely effective (30%)
Very (45%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(5251 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (76%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

We asked patients how often they took this medication as prescribed.

(5251 respondents)

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All the time (90%)
Most of the time (8%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(5251 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (95%)
Slightly (3%)
Somewhat (2%)
Very (0%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(5251 respondents)

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Extremely confident (43%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(5033 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (38%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(4023 respondents)

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Never (55%)
Rarely (36%)
Sometimes (7%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(5049 respondents)

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Extremely (37%)
Large (36%)
Moderate (17%)
Small (4%)
Not at all (7%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(5049 respondents)

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Very satisfied (41%)
Satisfied (39%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (15%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5251 real-world patients taking Simvastatin [Real]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

5203 patients who were using Simvastatin [Real] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 75% were very positive about Simvastatin [Real] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt Simvastatin [Real] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 5% of the patients asked felt Simvastatin [Real] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 5251 patients taking Simvastatin [Real] 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 [Real]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Simvastatin [Real] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Simvastatin [Real].

5251 patients using Simvastatin [Real] 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 [Real] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Simvastatin [Real] 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.

5251 patients using Simvastatin [Real] 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 [Real] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Simvastatin [Real] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Simvastatin [Real].

A patient survey asked 5251 patients just how confident they felt about taking Simvastatin [Real]? 77% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastatin [Real]. 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 [Real].

5033 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Simvastatin [Real]. 79% said they found Simvastatin [Real] to be very or extremely necessary, while 17% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 5% 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.

We asked 4023 patients using Simvastatin [Real] how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 7% of patients taking Simvastatin [Real] 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 5049 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 [Real] outweighed any disadvantages. 17% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 11% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

We asked 5049 patients taking Simvastatin [Real] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 80% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 15% of the patients taking Simvastatin [Real] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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