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The following results on this page are based on 13522 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.

(13424 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.

(13521 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.

(13521 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.

(13522 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.

(13521 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.

(13029 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.

(11807 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.

(12367 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.

(12368 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 = 70 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 82.9
Briviact n = 161 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.4
Trimonil retard n = 33 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.0
Sabrilex n = 46 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.7
Apydan n = 207 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.6
Pregabadin n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.6
Levetiracetam n = 786 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.4
Primidon n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.5
Lamictal n = 1135 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.4
Zonegran n = 145 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.4
Lamotrigin n = 2984 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.7
Tegretol n = 323 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.9
Keppra n = 595 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.3
Vimpat n = 367 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.3
Lyrica n = 1181 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.1
Gabaratio n = 319 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 57.9
Topamax n = 79 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.0
Topiramat n = 409 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.8
Pregabalin n = 1104 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.7
Gabapentin n = 2607 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.8
Carbamazepine n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.4
Buccolam n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.0
Neurontin n = 220 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.6
Topimax n = 230 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.3
Trileptal n = 77 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 47.8
Zonisamide n = 62 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.2
Petnidan n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 44.2
Oxcarbazepin n = 89 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 43.4
Fycompa n = 51 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 33.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 13522 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.

13424 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.

13521 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 recently asked 13521 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.

We asked 13522 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 13521 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.

13029 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 11807 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.

12367 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 12368 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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