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The following results on this page are based on 17470 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 70.0 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Cholesterol To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(17349 respondents)

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Extremely effective (34%)
Very (43%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(17470 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.

(17470 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.

(17470 respondents)

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

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

(17469 respondents)

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Extremely confident (44%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(16912 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (43%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(14966 respondents)

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Never (58%)
Rarely (35%)
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.

(16976 respondents)

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Extremely (40%)
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.

(16976 respondents)

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Very satisfied (44%)
Satisfied (38%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (14%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Cholesterol

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Ezetimibe / simvastatin n = 143 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 86.3
Praluent n = 39 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.0
Atozet n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 78.7
Repatha n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 78.7
Inegy n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.3
Zarator n = 172 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.3
Simidon n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 75.4
Lipistad n = 261 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.5
Crestor n = 820 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.3
Simvastin n = 203 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.5
Sinvastatin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.5
Atorvastatin n = 7874 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.8
Pravastatin n = 169 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.1
Simvastatin n = 5616 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.1
Amlodipin / atorvastatin n = 118 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.3
Lipitor n = 523 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.2
Lopid n = 108 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.6
Atorvastan n = 165 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.7
Rosuvastatin n = 1038 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.2
Atorbir n = 79 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.0
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 17470 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.

17349 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol were asked how effective they found their medicine. 76% 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.

We asked 17470 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? Of those asked 87% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 9% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 4% of patients using Medicines used for Cholesterol felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Medicines used for Cholesterol.

17470 patients using Medicines used for Cholesterol were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 98% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol as prescribed, while 1% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol 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.

17470 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Medicines used for Cholesterol as prescribed, 2% found taking Medicines used for Cholesterol 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.

17469 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? 78% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cholesterol. 17% felt only slightly confident while 5% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Cholesterol.

16912 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.

14966 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol, although 6% of patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 2% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

16976 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.

When asking 16976 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 82% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 14% 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 Cholesterol.

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