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71.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Symbicort Forte
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1806 real-world patients taking Symbicort Forte. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1803 patients who were using Symbicort Forte were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Symbicort Forte answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 13% felt Symbicort Forte was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Symbicort Forte had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1806 patients taking Symbicort Forte how bothered they were by side effects from taking Symbicort Forte? Of those asked 86% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 10% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 4% of patients using Symbicort Forte felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Symbicort Forte.
1806 patients using Symbicort Forte were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 89% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Symbicort Forte as prescribed, while 6% often forgot. Meaning that 5% forgot to take their Symbicort Forte 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.
1806 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 95% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Symbicort Forte as prescribed, 4% found taking Symbicort Forte very difficult which left 1% 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.
A patient survey asked 1806 patients just how confident they felt about taking Symbicort Forte? 86% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Symbicort Forte. 11% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Symbicort Forte.
We asked 1712 patients how necessary they found taking Symbicort Forte. 90% of the patients asked found Symbicort Forte to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 8% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 2% of patients using Symbicort Forte who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1287 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 79% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 14% of those taking Symbicort Forte reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 7% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.
When we asked 1689 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 85% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Symbicort Forte outweighed any disadvantages. 8% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 7% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
When asking 1689 patients taking Symbicort Forte 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, 14% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Symbicort Forte.
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