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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.

70.0

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. 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 17470 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 asked 17470 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.

17470 patients using Medicines used for Cholesterol 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 98% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Cholesterol as prescribed by their doctor, 2% felt they found taking Medicines used for Cholesterol very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Medicines used for Cholesterol.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 17469 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.

We asked 16912 patients how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Cholesterol. 81% of the patients asked found Medicines used for Cholesterol to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 16% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 4% of patients using Medicines used for Cholesterol who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 14966 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 16976 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 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 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.

We asked 16976 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 82% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 14% of the patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 5% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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