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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
72.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Sinvastatin
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 17 real-world patients taking Sinvastatin. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
17 patients who were using Sinvastatin were asked how effective they found their medicine. 82% were very positive about Sinvastatin answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 6% felt Sinvastatin was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 12% of the patients asked felt Sinvastatin had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 17 patients taking Sinvastatin how bothered they were by side effects from taking Sinvastatin? Of those asked 88% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 12% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 0% of patients using Sinvastatin felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Sinvastatin.
17 patients using Sinvastatin were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 100% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Sinvastatin as prescribed, while 0% often forgot. Meaning that 0% forgot to take their Sinvastatin 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.
17 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 94% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Sinvastatin as prescribed, 6% found taking Sinvastatin very difficult which left 0% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 17 patients how confident they felt about taking Sinvastatin? 76% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Sinvastatin. while 18% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 6% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Sinvastatin.
17 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Sinvastatin. 82% said they found Sinvastatin to be very or extremely necessary, while 12% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 6% 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.
17 patients taking Sinvastatin were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 82% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Sinvastatin, although 6% of patients taking Sinvastatin reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 12% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
Surveying 17 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Sinvastatin) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 82% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Sinvastatin may have. 0% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 18% 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 17 patients taking Sinvastatin if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 88% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 12% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 0% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Sinvastatin.
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