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The following results on this page are based on 2410 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 [Sandoz] 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.

(2394 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.

(2409 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.

(2410 respondents)

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All the time (83%)
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.

(2410 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (79%)
Slightly (12%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2410 respondents)

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Extremely confident (40%)
Very (31%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (2%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2333 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (57%)
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.

(1884 respondents)

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Never (36%)
Rarely (35%)
Sometimes (19%)
Often (7%)
Almost all the time (2%)

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

(2142 respondents)

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Extremely (43%)
Large (31%)
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.

(2142 respondents)

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Very satisfied (43%)
Satisfied (34%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2410 real-world patients taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2394 patients taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 70% responded very positively about Venlafaxin [Sandoz] reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 19% reported that they felt Venlafaxin [Sandoz] was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 11% of the patients asked reported that Venlafaxin [Sandoz] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 2409 patients taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] just how bothered they were by side effects? 65% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 22% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Venlafaxin [Sandoz]. This leaves 13% of the patients we asked who were using Venlafaxin [Sandoz] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz].

We asked 2410 patients taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] 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 [Sandoz] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Venlafaxin [Sandoz] 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.

2410 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 [Sandoz] as prescribed, 7% found taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] 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 2410 patients how confident they felt about taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz]? 71% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz]. while 21% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 8% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz].

We asked 2333 patients how necessary they found taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz]. 85% of the patients asked found Venlafaxin [Sandoz] to be very or extremely necessary for them, while 10% found it to be only somewhat necessary. However, there are still 5% of patients using Venlafaxin [Sandoz] who feel it is only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 1884 patients using Venlafaxin [Sandoz] how often they forgot to take their medication? 72% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 19% of patients taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 9% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.

When we asked 2142 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 75% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] outweighed any disadvantages. 15% 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.

When asking 2142 patients taking Venlafaxin [Sandoz] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 77% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 16% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Venlafaxin [Sandoz].

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