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Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only)

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The following results on this page are based on 1659 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 61.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

61.9

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(1654 respondents)

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Extremely effective (38%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (15%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (2%)

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

(1659 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (44%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (17%)
Very (5%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(1659 respondents)

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All the time (80%)
Most of the time (13%)
Often (5%)
Sometimes (2%)
Never (0%)

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

(1659 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (51%)
Slightly (25%)
Somewhat (15%)
Very (6%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(1659 respondents)

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Extremely confident (35%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (23%)
Slightly (7%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1631 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (67%)
Very (26%)
Somewhat (6%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1438 respondents)

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Never (59%)
Rarely (24%)
Sometimes (11%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(1575 respondents)

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Extremely (50%)
Large (29%)
Moderate (14%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (4%)

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

(1575 respondents)

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Very satisfied (50%)
Satisfied (35%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (12%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (1%)

Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only)

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Infliximab n = 37 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 77.2
Amgevita n = 132 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 70.5
Remsima n = 26 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 68.3
Enbrel n = 126 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.7
Benepali n = 318 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 66.5
Inflectra n = 28 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.6
Simponi n = 82 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 64.1
Olumiant n = 51 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 63.4
Orencia n = 32 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 61.2
Hyrimoz n = 108 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 59.9
Humira n = 289 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 58.7
Cimzia n = 74 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.5
Mabthera n = 29 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 55.0
Imraldi n = 234 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 52.3
Remicade n = 20 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 50.6
Roactemra n = 50 0 -100 100 0 -100 100 49.2

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Review recap

DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1659 real-world patients taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

1654 patients who were using Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 78% were very positive about Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 15% felt Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 7% of the patients asked felt Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 1659 patients taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) just how bothered they were by side effects? 74% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 17% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only). This leaves 9% of the patients we asked who were using Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only).

1659 patients using Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 93% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) as prescribed, while 5% often forgot. Meaning that 3% forgot to take their Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) 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.

We asked 1659 patients taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) 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. 77% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) as prescribed, whereas 15% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 8% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

1659 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only)? 68% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only). 23% felt only slightly confident while 9% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only).

We asked 1631 patients how necessary they found taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only). 93% of the patients asked found Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 6% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 2% of patients using Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

1438 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 83% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 11% of those taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 5% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.

When we asked 1575 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 79% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only) outweighed any disadvantages. 14% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 8% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.

1575 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Medicines used for Rheumatoid arthritis (biologics only). 85% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 12% of those asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, which left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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