The following results on this page are based on 194
unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users
have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
72.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Simvastin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 194 real-world patients taking Simvastin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
193 patients who were using Simvastin were asked how effective they found their medicine. 73% were very positive about Simvastin answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 21% felt Simvastin was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Simvastin had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 194 patients taking Simvastin just how bothered they were by side effects? 92% 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 Simvastin. This leaves 1% of the patients we asked who were using Simvastin still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Simvastin.
We recently asked 194 patients who reported taking Simvastin how often they took it as prescribed? While 97% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Simvastin as prescribed. Sadly 2% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.
We asked 194 patients taking Simvastin 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. 99% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Simvastin as prescribed, whereas 1% 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.
194 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Simvastin? 82% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Simvastin. 15% felt only slightly confident while 2% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Simvastin.
190 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Simvastin. 80% said they found Simvastin to be very or extremely necessary, while 19% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 1% 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.
193 patients taking Simvastin were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Simvastin, although 8% of patients taking Simvastin reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 0% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
Surveying 193 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Simvastin) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 76% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Simvastin may have. 16% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 9% 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 193 patients taking Simvastin if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 87% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 10% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Simvastin.
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