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Medicines used for Parkinsons disease

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The following results on this page are based on 2149 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 58.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Parkinsons disease To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

58.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2125 respondents)

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Extremely effective (26%)
Very (42%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(2149 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (48%)
Slightly (29%)
Somewhat (18%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (1%)

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

(2147 respondents)

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All the time (83%)
Most of the time (12%)
Often (3%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (1%)

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

(2149 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (76%)
Slightly (15%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2149 respondents)

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Extremely confident (33%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2053 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (53%)
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.

(1792 respondents)

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Never (47%)
Rarely (37%)
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.

(1972 respondents)

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Extremely (38%)
Large (34%)
Moderate (18%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(1972 respondents)

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Very satisfied (31%)
Satisfied (40%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (22%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

Medicines used for Parkinsons disease

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

Levacin n = 55 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 74.5
Lysantin n = 35 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 73.8
Carbidopa / levodopa n = 51 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.8
Sifrol n = 273 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 67.3
Neupro n = 24 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.3
Levodopa n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 62.7
Oprymea n = 211 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.8
Stalevo n = 91 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.4
Dostinex n = 54 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 60.1
Madopar n = 583 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.7
Rasagilin n = 181 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.0
Sinemet n = 356 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 54.4
Glepark n = 19 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.8
Benserazid / levodopa n = 59 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 48.1
Carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa n = 24 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 46.0
Cabergoline n = 21 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 39.3
Azilect n = 58 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 32.0
Akineton n = 18 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 21.6

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2149 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.

2125 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 68% 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.

We asked 2149 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease how bothered they were by side effects from taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease? Of those asked 77% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 18% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 5% of patients using Medicines used for Parkinsons disease felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease.

We recently asked 2147 patients who reported taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease how often they took it as prescribed? While 95% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 3% said that they often forgot to take their Medicines used for Parkinsons disease 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 2149 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease 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 Parkinsons disease as prescribed, whereas 7% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 2% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

A patient survey asked 2149 patients just how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease? 73% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. 22% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 5% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease.

2053 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. 85% said they found Medicines used for Parkinsons disease to be very or extremely necessary, while 11% 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.

1792 patients taking Medicines used for Parkinsons disease 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 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.

Surveying 1972 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Medicines used for Parkinsons disease) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 72% 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 Parkinsons disease may have. 18% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 10% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

1972 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Parkinsons disease. 71% 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 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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