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Medicines used for Epilepsy

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The following results on this page are based on 14296 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.

(14198 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.

(14295 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.

(14295 respondents)

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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.

(14296 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.

(14295 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.

(13802 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.

(12578 respondents)

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Never (45%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (15%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(13138 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.

(13139 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Epilepsy

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Gabamed n = 73 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 81.7
Briviact n = 185 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.8
Trimonil retard n = 36 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.6
Levetiracetam n = 810 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.7
Apydan n = 217 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.0
Pregabadin n = 33 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.6
Lamictal n = 1197 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.4
Sabrilex n = 48 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.3
Tegretal n = 45 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.3
Zonegran n = 151 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.0
Lamotrigin n = 3133 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.8
Primidon n = 19 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.2
Tegretol n = 330 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.9
Vimpat n = 395 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.5
Keppra n = 626 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.3
Lyrica n = 1226 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.8
Gabaratio n = 349 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.1
Topiramat n = 431 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.3
Pregabalin n = 1192 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.6
Topamax n = 84 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.4
Gabapentin n = 2753 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.8
Buccolam n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.0
Carbamazepine n = 60 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.9
Neurontin n = 227 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.5
Topimax n = 236 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.2
Trileptal n = 82 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.0
Zonisamide n = 65 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 45.6
Petnidan n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 44.2
Oxcarbazepin n = 96 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 43.1
Fycompa n = 55 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 33.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 14296 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.

14198 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.

14295 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Medicines used for Epilepsy? 70% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Medicines used for Epilepsy, while 19% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 11% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Medicines used for Epilepsy.

We asked 14295 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 96% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy as prescribed. This leaves 2% who sadly forgot to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy 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.

14296 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 91% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Medicines used for Epilepsy as prescribed, 6% found taking Medicines used for Epilepsy very difficult which left 3% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

14295 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.

When asking 13802 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 88% said they felt taking Medicines used for Epilepsy to be very or extremely necessary. 8% said they felt Medicines used for Epilepsy to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 12578 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 15% 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 13138 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.

When asking 13139 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 78% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 17% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% 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 Epilepsy.

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