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The following results on this page are based on 30481 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 53.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Depression To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

53.8

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(30182 respondents)

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Extremely effective (28%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (24%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(30477 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (40%)
Slightly (31%)
Somewhat (20%)
Very (7%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(30481 respondents)

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All the time (75%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

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

(30478 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (75%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (8%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(30476 respondents)

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Extremely confident (37%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(29924 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (48%)
Very (35%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(25198 respondents)

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Never (37%)
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.

(27137 respondents)

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Extremely (42%)
Large (30%)
Moderate (18%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(27137 respondents)

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Very satisfied (43%)
Satisfied (35%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Depression

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Valdoxan n = 259 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.7
Tolmin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.5
Imipramine n = 126 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.5
Premalex n = 19 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.3
Seroxat n = 118 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.8
Trintellix n = 28 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.6
Amitriptyline n = 2157 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.1
Cipramil n = 207 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.7
Aritavi n = 97 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.4
Fontex n = 77 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.0
Citalopram n = 3267 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.6
Mianserin n = 97 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.2
Cipralex n = 519 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.0
Brintellix n = 586 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.5
Agomelatin n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.1
Clomipramine n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.7
Tolvon n = 33 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.3
Efexor n = 330 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.5
Vensir n = 81 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.9
Venlafaxin n = 2757 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.5
Saroten n = 611 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.3
Noritren n = 451 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.0
Paroxetine n = 271 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.8
Anafranil n = 73 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.8
Duloxetin n = 1446 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.5
Sertraline n = 8167 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.7
Nortriptyline n = 152 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.4
Cymbalta n = 672 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.9
Escitalopram n = 1666 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.7
Combar n = 227 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.5
Lustral n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.4
Remeron n = 103 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.1
Mirtazapine n = 1736 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.5
Oralin n = 37 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.5
Lexapro n = 304 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.1
Sarotex n = 249 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.5
Mirap n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.2
Sertline n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.1
Zoloft n = 758 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.6
Prozac n = 264 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.3
Sertrone n = 35 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 45.8
Fluoxetine n = 2151 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 42.1
Escitalopram oxalate n = 81 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 41.1
Celexa n = 52 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 39.8
Paxil n = 36 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 27.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 30481 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.

30182 patients taking Medicines used for Depression were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 65% responded very positively about Medicines used for Depression reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 24% reported that they felt Medicines used for Depression was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 12% of the patients asked reported that Medicines used for Depression had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 30477 patients taking Medicines used for Depression how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Depression? Of those asked 71% 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 9% of patients using Medicines used for Depression felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Medicines used for Depression.

We asked 30481 patients taking Medicines used for Depression how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 94% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 3% often forgot to take their Medicines used for Depression as prescribed. This leaves 3% who sadly forgot to take their Medicines used for Depression 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.

We asked 30478 patients taking Medicines used for Depression 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. 89% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Depression as prescribed, whereas 8% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 3% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

A patient survey asked 30476 patients just how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Depression? 71% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Depression. 22% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 8% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Depression.

When asking 29924 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 83% said they felt taking Medicines used for Depression to be very or extremely necessary. 12% said they felt Medicines used for Depression to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Medicines used for Depression found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

25198 patients taking Medicines used for Depression were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 70% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Depression, although 19% of patients taking Medicines used for Depression reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 12% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 27137 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.

27137 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Depression. 77% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 16% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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