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The following results on this page are based on 2350 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 56.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for Venlafaxine [Actavis] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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56.5

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2334 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.

(2349 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (35%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (22%)
Very (10%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(2350 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.

(2350 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.

(2350 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.

(2273 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.

(1824 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.

(2082 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.

(2082 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 2350 real-world patients taking Venlafaxine [Actavis]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2334 patients who were using Venlafaxine [Actavis] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about Venlafaxine [Actavis] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 19% felt Venlafaxine [Actavis] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 11% of the patients asked felt Venlafaxine [Actavis] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 2349 patients taking Venlafaxine [Actavis] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Venlafaxine [Actavis]? Of those asked 65% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 22% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 13% of patients using Venlafaxine [Actavis] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Venlafaxine [Actavis].

2350 patients using Venlafaxine [Actavis] were asked how often they took their medicine as prescribed? 97% of those asked said they never, or only sometimes forget to take their Venlafaxine [Actavis] as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Venlafaxine [Actavis] 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.

2350 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 Venlafaxine [Actavis] as prescribed, 7% found taking Venlafaxine [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.

A patient survey asked 2350 patients just how confident they felt about taking Venlafaxine [Actavis]? 71% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxine [Actavis]. 21% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 8% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Venlafaxine [Actavis].

2273 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Venlafaxine [Actavis]. 85% said they found Venlafaxine [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.

1824 patients taking Venlafaxine [Actavis] were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 71% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Venlafaxine [Actavis], although 20% of patients taking Venlafaxine [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.

When we asked 2082 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 Venlafaxine [Actavis] 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 2082 patients taking Venlafaxine [Actavis] 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 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Venlafaxine [Actavis].

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