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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
68.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Simvastatine [Sandoz]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 5463 real-world patients taking Simvastatine [Sandoz]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
5415 patients taking Simvastatine [Sandoz] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 75% felt that Simvastatine [Sandoz] was very / extremely effective, while 20% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 5% felt that Simvastatine [Sandoz] had only a slight or very little effect.
We asked 5463 patients taking Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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 Simvastatine [Sandoz]. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Simvastatine [Sandoz] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Simvastatine [Sandoz].
5463 patients using Simvastatine [Sandoz] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Simvastatine [Sandoz] as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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 Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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 Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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.
5463 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Simvastatine [Sandoz]? 77% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastatine [Sandoz]. 18% felt only slightly confident while 5% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Simvastatine [Sandoz].
We asked 5245 patients how necessary they found taking Simvastatine [Sandoz]. 79% of the patients asked found Simvastatine [Sandoz] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 17% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 4% of patients using Simvastatine [Sandoz] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
4235 patients taking Simvastatine [Sandoz] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Simvastatine [Sandoz], although 6% of patients taking Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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 Simvastatine [Sandoz]) 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 Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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.
When asking 5261 patients taking Simvastatine [Sandoz] 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 Simvastatine [Sandoz].
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