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Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis

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The following results on this page are based on 1008 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 71.1 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

71.1

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(993 respondents)

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Extremely effective (45%)
Very (34%)
Somewhat (16%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(1008 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (43%)
Slightly (34%)
Somewhat (18%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(1008 respondents)

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All the time (78%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (1%)

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

(1008 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.

(1008 respondents)

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Extremely confident (50%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (14%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(986 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (63%)
Very (28%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (0%)

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

(904 respondents)

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Never (40%)
Rarely (46%)
Sometimes (10%)
Often (4%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(953 respondents)

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Extremely (54%)
Large (26%)
Moderate (14%)
Small (2%)
Not at all (3%)

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

(953 respondents)

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Very satisfied (55%)
Satisfied (29%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (13%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (1%)

Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis

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

Avonex n = 66 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.6
Tysabri n = 24 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 76.4
Gilenya n = 171 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 76.1
Tecfidera n = 321 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 71.0
Aubagio n = 355 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.9
Ocrevus n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.4

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1008 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.

993 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis were asked how effective they found their medicine. 78% felt that Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis was very / extremely effective, while 16% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 5% felt that Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 1008 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis just how bothered they were by side effects? 78% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 18% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. This leaves 4% 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.

We asked 1008 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 97% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.

1008 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 92% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis as prescribed, 5% found taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis 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.

1008 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis? 82% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. 14% felt only slightly confident while 3% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis.

986 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. 91% said they found Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis to be very or extremely necessary, while 8% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 1% 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.

904 patients taking Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 86% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis, although 10% 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 953 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 81% 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. 14% 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.

953 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Multiple sclerosis. 84% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 13% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 3% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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