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The following results on this page are based on 6089 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 56.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for ADHD To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

56.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(6043 respondents)

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Extremely effective (35%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (4%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(6088 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (34%)
Slightly (37%)
Somewhat (20%)
Very (6%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

We asked patients how often they took this medication as prescribed.

(6089 respondents)

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All the time (69%)
Most of the time (23%)
Often (4%)
Sometimes (3%)
Never (1%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(6089 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (67%)
Slightly (20%)
Somewhat (9%)
Very (3%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(6087 respondents)

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Extremely confident (43%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(5851 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (56%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(5322 respondents)

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Never (29%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (24%)
Often (10%)
Almost all the time (3%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(5421 respondents)

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Extremely (46%)
Large (28%)
Moderate (15%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (6%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(5421 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (33%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for ADHD

For more information on how the MEA score and MEA Index is calculated take a look here

Ritalin n = 1083 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.0
Methylphenidat n = 741 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.4
Intuniv n = 100 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.4
Aduvanz n = 95 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.6
Medanef n = 116 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.8
Concerta n = 902 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.4
Motiron n = 328 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.4
Elvanse n = 1071 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.8
Atomoxetin n = 171 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.4
Medikinet n = 647 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.8
Attentin n = 157 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.4
Strattera n = 505 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.3
Vyvanse n = 94 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 44.5
Equasym n = 47 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 31.5

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 6089 real-world patients taking Medicines used for ADHD. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

6043 patients who were using Medicines used for ADHD were asked how effective they found their medicine. 73% were very positive about Medicines used for ADHD answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 18% felt Medicines used for ADHD was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 9% of the patients asked felt Medicines used for ADHD had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 6088 patients taking Medicines used for ADHD just how bothered they were by side effects? 71% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 20% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for ADHD. This leaves 8% of the patients we asked who were using Medicines used for ADHD still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Medicines used for ADHD.

We recently asked 6089 patients who reported taking Medicines used for ADHD how often they took it as prescribed? While 92% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 4% said that they often forgot to take their Medicines used for ADHD as prescribed. Sadly 4% 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.

6089 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 87% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Medicines used for ADHD as prescribed, 9% found taking Medicines used for ADHD very difficult which left 4% 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 6087 patients how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for ADHD? 77% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for ADHD. while 17% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for ADHD.

When asking 5851 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 87% said they felt taking Medicines used for ADHD to be very or extremely necessary. 9% said they felt Medicines used for ADHD to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Medicines used for ADHD found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

5322 patients taking Medicines used for ADHD were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 63% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for ADHD, although 24% of patients taking Medicines used for ADHD reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 13% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 5421 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Medicines used for ADHD) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 74% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Medicines used for ADHD may have. 15% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 11% 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 5421 patients taking Medicines used for ADHD if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 79% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 16% 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 Medicines used for ADHD.

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