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The following results on this page are based on 2356 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 56.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Venlafaxin [Actavis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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56.6

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2340 respondents)

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Extremely effective (31%)
Very (39%)
Somewhat (19%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(2355 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (36%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (22%)
Very (10%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(2356 respondents)

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All the time (82%)
Most of the time (14%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(2356 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (79%)
Slightly (12%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2356 respondents)

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Extremely confident (39%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (3%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2279 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (56%)
Very (29%)
Somewhat (10%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(1830 respondents)

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Never (36%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (20%)
Often (7%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(2088 respondents)

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Extremely (43%)
Large (32%)
Moderate (15%)
Small (5%)
Not at all (5%)

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

(2088 respondents)

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Very satisfied (42%)
Satisfied (34%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2356 real-world patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2340 patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% felt that Venlafaxin [Actavis] was very / extremely effective, while 19% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 11% felt that Venlafaxin [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect.

2355 patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Venlafaxin [Actavis]? 65% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Venlafaxin [Actavis], while 22% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 13% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Venlafaxin [Actavis].

We asked 2356 patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] 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 Venlafaxin [Actavis] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Venlafaxin [Actavis] 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.

2356 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 Venlafaxin [Actavis] as prescribed, 6% found taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] 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.

2356 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Venlafaxin [Actavis]? 71% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxin [Actavis]. 21% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Venlafaxin [Actavis].

2279 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Venlafaxin [Actavis]. 85% said they found Venlafaxin [Actavis] to be very or extremely necessary, while 10% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 5% 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.

1830 patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 71% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Venlafaxin [Actavis], although 20% of patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 9% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

2088 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Venlafaxin [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages? 75% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 15% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 10% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 2088 patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 16% of the patients taking Venlafaxin [Actavis] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.

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