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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 72.4
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 65.6
Aritavi n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.8
Amitriptyline n = 1678 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.8
Clomipramine n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.7
Citalopram n = 2861 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.6
Fontex n = 68 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.5
Cipralex n = 491 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.5
Agomelatin n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.9
Brintellix n = 492 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.5
Venlafaxin n = 2448 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.4
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 54.9
Noritren n = 404 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.4
Nortriptyline n = 114 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.4
Sertrone n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.2
Paroxetine n = 242 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.0
Duloxetin n = 1211 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.9
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 52.1
Escitalopram n = 1467 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.5
Sertraline n = 7203 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.8
Sarotex n = 219 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.1
Mirtazapine n = 1459 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
Zoloft n = 677 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.9
Mirap n = 16 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.2
Combar n = 183 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.1
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 42.6

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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 just how bothered they were by side effects? 70% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 20% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for Depression. This leaves 10% of the patients we asked who were using Medicines used for Depression still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Medicines used for Depression.

We asked 26088 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 26085 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 26084 patients just how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Depression? 70% 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.

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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