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Medicines used for Epilepsy

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The following results on this page are based on 15200 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 59.4 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Epilepsy To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

59.4

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(15099 respondents)

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Extremely effective (36%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (6%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(15199 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (42%)
Slightly (28%)
Somewhat (19%)
Very (7%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(15199 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.

(15200 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.

(15199 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.

(14942 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.

(13458 respondents)

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Never (46%)
Rarely (34%)
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.

(14018 respondents)

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Extremely (45%)
Large (27%)
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.

(14019 respondents)

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Very satisfied (46%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Epilepsy

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Gabamed n = 69 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 82.4
Briviact n = 223 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.8
Levetiracetam n = 839 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.3
Pregabadin n = 35 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.8
Zonegran n = 163 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.9
Apydan n = 239 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.6
Trimonil retard n = 38 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.5
Lamictal n = 1299 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.3
Lamotrigin n = 3288 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.2
Tegretal n = 47 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.5
Primidon n = 19 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.2
Vimpat n = 446 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.7
Tegretol n = 329 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.4
Lyrica n = 1273 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.4
Sabrilex n = 51 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.3
Gabaratio n = 371 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.9
Keppra n = 672 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.7
Pregabalin n = 1312 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.7
Topiramat n = 456 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.9
Gabapentin n = 2914 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.2
Buccolam n = 23 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.2
Topamax n = 92 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.2
Carbamazepine n = 63 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.4
Topimax n = 248 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.6
Neurontin n = 232 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.0
Trileptal n = 90 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.2
Oxcarbazepin n = 105 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 45.5
Zonisamide n = 68 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 45.4
Petnidan n = 33 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 43.2
Fycompa n = 62 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 35.4

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 15200 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.

15099 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 15199 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Epilepsy? Of those asked 70% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 19% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 11% of patients using Medicines used for Epilepsy felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Medicines used for Epilepsy.

We recently asked 15199 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.

15200 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.

15199 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.

14942 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Epilepsy. 88% said they found Medicines used for Epilepsy to be very or extremely necessary, while 8% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 4% 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.

We asked 13458 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.

14018 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Medicines used for Epilepsy outweighed its disadvantages? 72% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Epilepsy outweighed its disadvantages. However, 17% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 11% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 14019 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 78% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 17% of the patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 6% 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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