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Medicines used for Epilepsy

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The following results on this page are based on 13167 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 59.0 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Epilepsy To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(13069 respondents)

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Extremely effective (35%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (6%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(13166 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (42%)
Slightly (28%)
Somewhat (19%)
Very (8%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

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All the time (81%)
Most of the time (14%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(13167 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (78%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(13166 respondents)

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Extremely confident (42%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (5%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(12674 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (59%)
Very (29%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(11452 respondents)

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Never (44%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (14%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(12012 respondents)

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Extremely (44%)
Large (28%)
Moderate (17%)
Small (6%)
Not at all (6%)

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

(12013 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Epilepsy

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Gabamed n = 69 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 82.6
Briviact n = 153 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.5
Trimonil retard n = 30 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.1
Apydan n = 202 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.4
Sabrilex n = 46 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.7
Pregabadin n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.6
Levetiracetam n = 771 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.5
Primidon n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.5
Lamictal n = 1110 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.2
Zonegran n = 142 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.2
Lamotrigin n = 2906 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.5
Tegretol n = 318 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.3
Keppra n = 578 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.6
Vimpat n = 355 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.5
Lyrica n = 1163 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.2
Gabaratio n = 307 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.6
Topiramat n = 397 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.5
Topamax n = 79 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.0
Pregabalin n = 1058 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.4
Gabapentin n = 2533 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.7
Carbamazepine n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.4
Neurontin n = 214 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.6
Buccolam n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.5
Topimax n = 226 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.8
Trileptal n = 75 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.0
Zonisamide n = 62 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.2
Petnidan n = 31 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 43.1
Oxcarbazepin n = 86 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 42.7
Fycompa n = 49 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 34.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 13167 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

13069 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy were asked how effective they found their medicine. 69% felt that Medicines used for Epilepsy was very / extremely effective, while 21% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 10% felt that Medicines used for Epilepsy had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 13166 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy 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 19% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for Epilepsy. This leaves 11% of the patients we asked who were using Medicines used for Epilepsy still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Medicines used for Epilepsy.

We recently asked 13166 patients who reported taking Medicines used for Epilepsy how often they took it as prescribed? While 96% 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 Epilepsy as prescribed. Sadly 2% 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.

13167 patients using Medicines used for Epilepsy 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 91% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy as prescribed by their doctor, 6% felt they found taking Medicines used for Epilepsy very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Medicines used for Epilepsy.

13166 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Epilepsy? 74% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Epilepsy. 19% felt only slightly confident while 7% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Epilepsy.

We asked 12674 patients how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Epilepsy. 88% of the patients asked found Medicines used for Epilepsy to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 8% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 4% of patients using Medicines used for Epilepsy who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 11452 patients using Medicines used for Epilepsy how often they forgot to take their medication? 79% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 14% of patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 6% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.

Surveying 12012 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Medicines used for Epilepsy) 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 Epilepsy may have. 17% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 11% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

12013 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Epilepsy. 78% 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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