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The following results on this page are based on 19104 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.

(18983 respondents)

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Extremely effective (35%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(19104 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.

(19104 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.

(19104 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.

(19103 respondents)

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Extremely confident (45%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(18546 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (44%)
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.

(16595 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.

(18606 respondents)

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Extremely (41%)
Large (34%)
Moderate (16%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(18606 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (37%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (14%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Cholesterol

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

Ezetimibe / simvastatin n = 162 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 86.9
Repatha n = 27 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 83.5
Praluent n = 41 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 80.8
Atozet n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 78.7
Zarator n = 174 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 = 870 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 75.3
Lipistad n = 309 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.4
Simvastin n = 212 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 73.4
Sinvastatin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.5
Atorvastatin n = 8739 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.0
Simvastatin n = 6007 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.5
Pravastatin n = 185 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.4
Lopid n = 116 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.3
Lipitor n = 554 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.6
Amlodipin / atorvastatin n = 153 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.3
Atorvastan n = 169 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.6
Pravastatin sodium n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.4
Rosuvastatin n = 1160 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.2
Atorbir n = 84 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.9
Zocor n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.1
Rosuva n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.8

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 19104 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.

18983 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol were asked how effective they found their medicine. 77% felt that Medicines used for Cholesterol was very / extremely effective, while 18% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Medicines used for Cholesterol had only a slight or very little effect.

19104 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? 87% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Medicines used for Cholesterol, while 9% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 4% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Medicines used for Cholesterol.

We asked 19104 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 1% often forgot to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol 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.

We asked 19104 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.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 19103 patients how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? 78% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cholesterol. 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 Cholesterol.

When asking 18546 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 81% said they felt taking Medicines used for Cholesterol to be very or extremely necessary. 16% said they felt Medicines used for Cholesterol to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 16595 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.

Surveying 18606 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Medicines used for Cholesterol) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 75% 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 Cholesterol may have. 16% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 9% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

18606 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 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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