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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
71.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Symbicort Turbohaler
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1784 real-world patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1781 patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 80% responded very positively about Symbicort Turbohaler reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 14% reported that they felt Symbicort Turbohaler was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 7% of the patients asked reported that Symbicort Turbohaler had only a slight or very little effect for them.
1784 patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Symbicort Turbohaler? 86% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Symbicort Turbohaler, while 10% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 4% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Symbicort Turbohaler.
We asked 1784 patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 89% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 6% often forgot to take their Symbicort Turbohaler as prescribed. This leaves 5% who sadly forgot to take their Symbicort Turbohaler all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.
1784 patients using Symbicort Turbohaler 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 95% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Symbicort Turbohaler as prescribed by their doctor, 4% felt they found taking Symbicort Turbohaler very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Symbicort Turbohaler.
A patient survey asked 1784 patients just how confident they felt about taking Symbicort Turbohaler? 86% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Symbicort Turbohaler. 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 Turbohaler.
We asked 1690 patients how necessary they found taking Symbicort Turbohaler. 90% of the patients asked found Symbicort Turbohaler 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 Turbohaler who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.
1265 patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 79% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Symbicort Turbohaler, although 14% of patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 7% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.
Surveying 1667 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Symbicort Turbohaler) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 85% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Symbicort Turbohaler may have. 8% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 7% 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 1667 patients taking Symbicort Turbohaler 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 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 Turbohaler.
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