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Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis

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The following results on this page are based on 938 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 75.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

75.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(922 respondents)

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Extremely effective (40%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (13%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(938 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (69%)
Slightly (21%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(938 respondents)

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All the time (74%)
Most of the time (20%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (4%)
Never (1%)

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

(938 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (66%)
Slightly (23%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(938 respondents)

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Extremely confident (49%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (9%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(790 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (65%)
Very (27%)
Somewhat (6%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(727 respondents)

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Never (51%)
Rarely (34%)
Sometimes (12%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(764 respondents)

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Extremely (53%)
Large (30%)
Moderate (8%)
Small (1%)
Not at all (7%)

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

(764 respondents)

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Very satisfied (50%)
Satisfied (36%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (10%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis

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

Kalydeco n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 84.6
Creon n = 355 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.2
Kreon n = 132 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 80.4
Zitromax n = 68 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.2
Pulmozyme n = 134 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.2
Surlid n = 67 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.1
Orkambi n = 34 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.7
Tobramycin n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.0
Roxithromycin n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 40.4
Cayston n = 22 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 37.1

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 938 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

922 patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis were asked how effective they found their medicine. 81% felt that Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis was very / extremely effective, while 13% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 938 patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis? Of those asked 91% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 6% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 3% of patients using Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis.

938 patients using Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 94% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 5% forgot to take their Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis 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.

938 patients using Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis 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 89% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis as prescribed by their doctor, 8% felt they found taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 938 patients how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis? 89% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis. while 9% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 2% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis.

When asking 790 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 92% said they felt taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis to be very or extremely necessary. 6% said they felt Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 2% of patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

727 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 84% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 12% of those taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 4% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.

When we asked 764 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 83% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis outweighed any disadvantages. 8% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 9% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

We asked 764 patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 86% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 10% of the patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 4% 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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