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The following results on this page are based on 12865 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.

(12767 respondents)

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Extremely effective (35%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(12864 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.

(12864 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.

(12865 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.

(12864 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.

(12372 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.

(11150 respondents)

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Never (44%)
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.

(11710 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.

(11711 respondents)

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Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (17%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Epilepsy

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Gabamed n = 68 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 82.4
Trimonil retard n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.7
Briviact n = 150 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.5
Apydan n = 200 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 65.8
Levetiracetam n = 758 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.4
Sabrilex n = 45 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.4
Pregabadin n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.0
Primidon n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.5
Zonegran n = 140 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.5
Lamictal n = 1083 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.3
Tegretol n = 314 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.8
Lamotrigin n = 2841 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.4
Keppra n = 564 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.7
Lyrica n = 1149 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.3
Vimpat n = 341 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.9
Gabaratio n = 294 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.0
Topiramat n = 388 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.8
Pregabalin n = 1022 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.6
Topamax n = 76 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.1
Gabapentin n = 2474 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.7
Carbamazepine n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.4
Neurontin n = 210 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 53.5
Buccolam n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 51.5
Topimax n = 221 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.1
Zonisamide n = 62 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.2
Trileptal n = 71 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 45.9
Oxcarbazepin n = 85 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 43.3
Petnidan n = 31 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 43.1
Fycompa n = 49 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 34.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 12865 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.

12767 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 12864 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.

12864 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.

12865 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.

A patient survey asked 12864 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 12372 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.

11150 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 15% 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.

11710 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 12% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

When asking 11711 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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