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The following results on this page are based on 26088 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 53.7 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Depression To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

53.7

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(25812 respondents)

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Extremely effective (27%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (24%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(26084 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (39%)
Slightly (31%)
Somewhat (20%)
Very (7%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(26088 respondents)

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All the time (76%)
Most of the time (18%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

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

(26085 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (76%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(26084 respondents)

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Extremely confident (36%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(25248 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (48%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(20997 respondents)

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Never (36%)
Rarely (33%)
Sometimes (19%)
Often (8%)
Almost all the time (4%)

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

(22922 respondents)

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Extremely (41%)
Large (31%)
Moderate (18%)
Small (6%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(22922 respondents)

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Very satisfied (42%)
Satisfied (35%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Depression

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Valdoxan n = 230 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.9
Premalex n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.7
Tolmin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.5
Seroxat n = 115 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.0
Imipramine n = 104 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.7
Cipramil n = 206 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.4
Aritavi n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.7
Amitriptyline n = 1678 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.9
Clomipramine n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.7
Fontex n = 68 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.7
Citalopram n = 2861 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.5
Cipralex n = 491 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.4
Brintellix n = 492 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.9
Agomelatin n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.8
Venlafaxin n = 2448 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.5
Efexor n = 267 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.1
Trintellix n = 19 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.1
Saroten n = 580 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.7
Noritren n = 404 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.5
Nortriptyline n = 114 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.9
Paroxetine n = 242 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.8
Duloxetin n = 1211 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.2
Sertline n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.9
Anafranil n = 71 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.3
Cymbalta n = 628 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.2
Escitalopram n = 1467 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.5
Sertrone n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.0
Sertraline n = 7203 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.0
Sarotex n = 219 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.5
Mirtazapine n = 1459 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.2
Lustral n = 23 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.0
Oralin n = 37 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.5
Zoloft n = 677 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.9
Combar n = 183 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.4
Mirap n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.2
Remeron n = 88 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.5
Lexapro n = 254 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.0
Escitalopram oxalate n = 79 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 42.9
Fluoxetine n = 1925 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 42.5

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 26088 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Depression. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

25812 patients who were using Medicines used for Depression were asked how effective they found their medicine. 65% were very positive about Medicines used for Depression answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 24% felt Medicines used for Depression was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 12% of the patients asked felt Medicines used for Depression had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 26084 patients taking Medicines used for Depression how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Depression? Of those asked 70% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 20% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 10% of patients using Medicines used for Depression felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Medicines used for Depression.

We recently asked 26088 patients who reported taking Medicines used for Depression how often they took it as prescribed? While 94% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 3% said that they often forgot to take their Medicines used for Depression as prescribed. Sadly 3% 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.

26085 patients using Medicines used for Depression 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 Depression as prescribed by their doctor, 8% felt they found taking Medicines used for Depression very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Medicines used for Depression.

26084 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Depression? 70% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Depression. 22% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Depression.

25248 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Depression. 83% said they found Medicines used for Depression to be very or extremely necessary, while 12% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 5% 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.

20997 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 69% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 19% of those taking Medicines used for Depression reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 11% 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.

Surveying 22922 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Medicines used for Depression) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 72% 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 Depression may have. 18% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 10% 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 22922 patients taking Medicines used for Depression if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 17% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 7% 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 Depression.

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