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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 who were using Medicines used for Epilepsy were asked how effective they found their medicine. 69% were very positive about Medicines used for Epilepsy answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 21% felt Medicines used for Epilepsy was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 10% of the patients asked felt Medicines used for Epilepsy had only a slight or very little effect for them.

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.

15199 patients using Medicines used for Epilepsy were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 96% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 2% forgot to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy all the time. Remembering to take your medication at the right time is so important. Try using our free app DrugStars to help you remember to take your meds correctly.

We asked 15200 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy 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. 91% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy as prescribed, whereas 6% 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 15199 patients just how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Epilepsy? 74% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Epilepsy. 19% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 7% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Epilepsy.

When asking 14942 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.

13458 patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 79% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Epilepsy, although 14% of patients taking Medicines used for Epilepsy reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 6% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 14018 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 14019 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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