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The following results on this page are based on 20252 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 70.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Cholesterol To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

70.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(20130 respondents)

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Extremely effective (36%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (17%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(20252 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (72%)
Slightly (16%)
Somewhat (9%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(20252 respondents)

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All the time (87%)
Most of the time (11%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (1%)

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

(20252 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.

(20251 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.

(20171 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (44%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (15%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(17735 respondents)

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Never (59%)
Rarely (33%)
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.

(19746 respondents)

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Extremely (42%)
Large (33%)
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.

(19746 respondents)

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Very satisfied (46%)
Satisfied (37%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (13%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Cholesterol

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Ezetimibe / simvastatin n = 182 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 87.9
Repatha n = 33 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 87.2
Praluent n = 43 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 80.4
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
Lipistad n = 351 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 76.7
Crestor n = 906 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 76.1
Simidon n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 75.4
Simvastin n = 215 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 73.7
Sinvastatin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.5
Lopid n = 116 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.0
Atorvastatin n = 9385 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.8
Simvastatin n = 6186 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.8
Lipitor n = 581 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.6
Pravastatin n = 199 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.6
Pravastatin sodium n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.9
Amlodipin / atorvastatin n = 195 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.6
Atorvastan n = 177 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.6
Rosuvastatin n = 1274 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.7
Zocor n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.1
Rosuva n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.8
Atorbir n = 88 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.8

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 20252 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.

20130 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 17% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 5% felt that Medicines used for Cholesterol had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 20252 patients taking Medicines used for Cholesterol how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? Of those asked 88% 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.

We recently asked 20252 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 20252 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.

20251 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Cholesterol? 79% 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 4% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Cholesterol.

20171 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 15% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 3% 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.

17735 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.

Surveying 19746 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.

When asking 19746 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, 13% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 4% 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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