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Simvastatin [Teva]

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The following results on this page are based on 5463 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 [Teva] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(5415 respondents)


Extremely effective (31%)
Very (44%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(5463 respondents)


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.

(5463 respondents)


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.

(5463 respondents)


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.

(5463 respondents)


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

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(5245 respondents)


Extremely necessary (39%)
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.

(4235 respondents)


Never (56%)
Rarely (36%)
Sometimes (6%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(5261 respondents)


Extremely (37%)
Large (35%)
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.

(5261 respondents)


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

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5463 real-world patients taking Simvastatin [Teva]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

5415 patients taking Simvastatin [Teva] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 75% responded very positively about Simvastatin [Teva] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 20% reported that they felt Simvastatin [Teva] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Simvastatin [Teva] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatin [Teva] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Simvastatin [Teva]? 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 [Teva] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Simvastatin [Teva].

5463 patients using Simvastatin [Teva] 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 [Teva] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Simvastatin [Teva] 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.

5463 patients using Simvastatin [Teva] 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 [Teva] as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Simvastatin [Teva] very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Simvastatin [Teva].

5463 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Simvastatin [Teva]? 77% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastatin [Teva]. 18% felt only slightly confident while 5% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Simvastatin [Teva].

5245 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Simvastatin [Teva]. 79% said they found Simvastatin [Teva] 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.

We asked 4235 patients using Simvastatin [Teva] 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 [Teva] 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.

5261 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Simvastatin [Teva] outweighed its disadvantages? 72% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Simvastatin [Teva] 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 [Teva] 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 [Teva].


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