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Medicines used for Parkinsons disease

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The following results on this page are based on 2886 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 59.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Parkinsons disease To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

59.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2859 respondents)

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Extremely effective (29%)
Very (41%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(2886 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (47%)
Slightly (29%)
Somewhat (19%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(2884 respondents)

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All the time (83%)
Most of the time (12%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(2886 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (77%)
Slightly (14%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2886 respondents)

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Extremely confident (34%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2812 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (54%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2482 respondents)

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Never (49%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (12%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (1%)

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

(2681 respondents)

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Extremely (37%)
Large (35%)
Moderate (18%)
Small (6%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(2681 respondents)

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Very satisfied (31%)
Satisfied (41%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (22%)
Dissatisfied (4%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Parkinsons disease

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Levacin n = 70 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 73.7
Lysantin n = 36 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.7
Carbidopa / levodopa n = 78 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 72.1
Neupro n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 69.3
Sifrol n = 272 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.3
Oprymea n = 244 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.7
Dostinex n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.4
Levodopa n = 17 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.4
Stalevo n = 115 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.4
Madopar n = 657 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.0
Pramipexol n = 394 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.0
Glepark n = 27 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.8
Rasagilin n = 226 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.8
Sinemet n = 407 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 56.5
Benserazid / levodopa n = 68 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.2
Carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa n = 25 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.9
Cabergoline n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 36.4
Azilect n = 60 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 34.0
Akineton n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 21.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2886 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2859 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 69% responded very positively about Medicines used for Parkinsons disease reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 21% reported that they felt Medicines used for Parkinsons disease was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 10% of the patients asked reported that Medicines used for Parkinsons disease had only a slight or very little effect for them.

2886 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease? 76% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease, while 19% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 5% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease.

2884 patients using Medicines used for Parkinsons disease were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 95% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Medicines used for Parkinsons disease as prescribed, while 3% often forgot. Meaning that 2% forgot to take their Medicines used for Parkinsons disease 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.

2886 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 91% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease as prescribed, 6% found taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease very difficult which left 2% 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.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 2886 patients how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease? 74% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. while 22% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 5% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease.

We asked 2812 patients how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. 85% of the patients asked found Medicines used for Parkinsons disease to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 11% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 4% of patients using Medicines used for Parkinsons disease who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

2482 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 84% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Medicines used for Parkinsons disease, although 12% of patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 4% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

When we asked 2681 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 72% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease outweighed any disadvantages. 18% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 10% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

2681 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. 72% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 22% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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