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The following results on this page are based on 18242 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 70.2 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Cholesterol To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

70.2

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(18121 respondents)

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Extremely effective (34%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(18242 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (71%)
Slightly (16%)
Somewhat (9%)
Very (3%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(18242 respondents)

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All the time (87%)
Most of the time (10%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (1%)

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

(18242 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (94%)
Slightly (3%)
Somewhat (2%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(18241 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(17684 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (43%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(15738 respondents)

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Never (58%)
Rarely (34%)
Sometimes (6%)
Often (1%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(17748 respondents)

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Extremely (41%)
Large (34%)
Moderate (16%)
Small (4%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(17748 respondents)

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Very satisfied (44%)
Satisfied (37%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (14%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Cholesterol

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Ezetimibe / simvastatin n = 151 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 86.7
Repatha n = 24 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.4
Praluent n = 39 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.0
Atozet n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 78.7
Zarator n = 173 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.4
Inegy n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.3
Simidon n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 75.4
Crestor n = 843 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.9
Lipistad n = 283 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.3
Simvastin n = 207 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.8
Sinvastatin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.5
Atorvastatin n = 8299 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.0
Simvastatin n = 5804 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.3
Pravastatin n = 176 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.2
Lipitor n = 539 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.5
Lopid n = 112 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.4
Amlodipin / atorvastatin n = 129 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.7
Atorvastan n = 169 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.6
Rosuvastatin n = 1090 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.0
Atorbir n = 83 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.0
Zocor n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.0
Rosuva n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.8

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 18242 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

18121 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 76% responded very positively about Medicines used for Cholesterol reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 18% reported that they felt Medicines used for Cholesterol was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 6% of the patients asked reported that Medicines used for Cholesterol had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 18242 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol just how bothered they were by side effects? 87% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 9% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for Cholesterol. This leaves 4% of the patients we asked who were using Medicines used for Cholesterol still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Medicines used for Cholesterol.

We recently asked 18242 patients who reported taking Medicines used for Cholesterol how often they took it as prescribed? While 98% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol as prescribed. Sadly 1% 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 18242 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol 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. 98% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol as prescribed, whereas 2% 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.

A patient survey asked 18241 patients just how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? 78% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cholesterol. 17% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cholesterol.

17684 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Cholesterol. 81% said they found Medicines used for Cholesterol to be very or extremely necessary, while 16% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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.

We asked 15738 patients using Medicines used for Cholesterol how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 6% of patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 2% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.

17748 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Medicines used for Cholesterol outweighed its disadvantages? 74% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Cholesterol outweighed its disadvantages. However, 16% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 9% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

17748 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Cholesterol. 82% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 14% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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