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Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis

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The following results on this page are based on 1087 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 76.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

76.3

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1071 respondents)

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Extremely effective (41%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (13%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(1087 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (69%)
Slightly (21%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(1087 respondents)

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All the time (74%)
Most of the time (20%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (3%)
Never (1%)

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

(1087 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (66%)
Slightly (22%)
Somewhat (9%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(1087 respondents)

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Extremely confident (46%)
Very (44%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(949 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (64%)
Very (29%)
Somewhat (6%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(871 respondents)

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Never (53%)
Rarely (31%)
Sometimes (11%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(908 respondents)

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Extremely (50%)
Large (34%)
Moderate (8%)
Small (1%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(908 respondents)

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Very satisfied (47%)
Satisfied (40%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (9%)
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

Cifin n = 46 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 86.6
Kalydeco n = 66 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 85.8
Creon n = 386 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 83.0
Kreon n = 133 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.2
Zitromax n = 82 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 75.1
Pulmozyme n = 142 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.8
Tobi n = 53 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.3
Surlid n = 67 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.1
Orkambi n = 35 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.2
Tobramycin n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.0
Roxithromycin n = 28 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.2
Cayston n = 24 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 39.9

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1087 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.

1071 patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 82% responded very positively about Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 13% reported that they felt Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 5% of the patients asked reported that Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 1087 patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis? Of those asked 90% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 7% 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.

We recently asked 1087 patients who reported taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis how often they took it as prescribed? While 93% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 2% said that they often forgot to take their Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis as prescribed. Sadly 4% 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.

1087 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 88% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis as prescribed, 9% found taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis very difficult which left 3% 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.

A patient survey asked 1087 patients just how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis? 90% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis. 8% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 2% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis.

949 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis. 93% said they found Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis to be very or extremely necessary, while 6% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 1% 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.

871 patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 84% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis, although 11% of patients taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 5% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

908 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis outweighed its disadvantages? 84% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis outweighed its disadvantages. However, 8% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 8% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

908 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Cystic fibrosis. 87% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 9% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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