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The following results on this page are based on 860 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 70.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

70.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(845 respondents)

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Extremely effective (44%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (15%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(860 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (40%)
Slightly (36%)
Somewhat (19%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(860 respondents)

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All the time (79%)
Most of the time (18%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(860 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (78%)
Slightly (14%)
Somewhat (5%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (2%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(860 respondents)

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Extremely confident (49%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(820 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (64%)
Very (28%)
Somewhat (7%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(758 respondents)

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Never (41%)
Rarely (42%)
Sometimes (11%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(805 respondents)

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Extremely (54%)
Large (28%)
Moderate (13%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (3%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(805 respondents)

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Very satisfied (55%)
Satisfied (30%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (12%)
Dissatisfied (1%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis

For more information on how the MEA score and MEA Index is calculated take a look here

Avonex n = 60 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 79.4
Tysabri n = 28 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.0
Gilenya n = 167 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 76.5
Aubagio n = 289 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.7
Tecfidera n = 273 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.2
Ocrevus n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.0

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 860 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

845 patients who were using Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis were asked how effective they found their medicine. 80% were very positive about Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 15% felt Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 860 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis just how bothered they were by side effects? 76% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 19% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. This leaves 5% of the patients we asked who were using Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis.

860 patients using Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 97% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 2% forgot to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis 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.

860 patients using Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis 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 92% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis as prescribed by their doctor, 5% felt they found taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis very difficult. Leaving 3% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 860 patients how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis? 82% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. while 14% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 4% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis.

When asking 820 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 91% said they felt taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis to be very or extremely necessary. 7% said they felt Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 1% of patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

758 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 83% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis, although 11% of patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 5% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 805 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 82% 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 Multiple sclerosis may have. 13% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 5% 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 805 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 85% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 12% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 3% 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 Multiple sclerosis.

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