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The following results on this page are based on 27172 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.

(26896 respondents)

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Extremely effective (27%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (23%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(27168 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.

(27172 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.

(27169 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.

(27168 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.

(26332 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.

(22081 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.

(24006 respondents)

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Extremely (41%)
Large (31%)
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.

(24006 respondents)

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Very satisfied (42%)
Satisfied (35%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Depression

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Valdoxan n = 239 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 73.3
Premalex n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.7
Tolmin n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.5
Imipramine n = 112 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.8
Seroxat n = 117 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.8
Aritavi n = 70 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.7
Cipramil n = 213 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.9
Amitriptyline n = 1812 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.1
Fontex n = 72 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.8
Clomipramine n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.7
Citalopram n = 2966 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.9
Cipralex n = 505 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.5
Trintellix n = 22 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.5
Brintellix n = 522 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.2
Efexor n = 284 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.2
Venlafaxin n = 2526 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.6
Saroten n = 587 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.6
Agomelatin n = 22 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.5
Noritren n = 428 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.2
Nortriptyline n = 124 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.6
Paroxetine n = 246 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.5
Duloxetin n = 1259 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.0
Anafranil n = 71 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.3
Cymbalta n = 639 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.2
Escitalopram n = 1529 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.4
Sertraline n = 7489 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.3
Sertline n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.3
Sarotex n = 235 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.2
Mirtazapine n = 1541 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.1
Lustral n = 23 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.0
Oralin n = 37 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.5
Remeron n = 92 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.2
Zoloft n = 691 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.7
Mirap n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.2
Combar n = 197 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.0
Lexapro n = 256 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.0
Sertrone n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 44.0
Fluoxetine n = 1993 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 42.2
Escitalopram oxalate n = 81 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 41.1

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 27172 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.

26896 patients taking Medicines used for Depression were asked how effective they found their medicine. 65% felt that Medicines used for Depression was very / extremely effective, while 23% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 12% felt that Medicines used for Depression had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 27168 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 27172 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.

We asked 27169 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.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 27168 patients how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Depression? 70% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Depression. while 22% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 8% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Depression.

26332 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.

22081 patients taking Medicines used for Depression were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 69% 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. 11% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

When we asked 24006 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 72% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Depression outweighed any disadvantages. 18% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 10% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

We asked 24006 patients taking Medicines used for Depression in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 16% of the patients taking Medicines used for Depression when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 7% 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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