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Venlafaxine [Almus]

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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 Venlafaxine [Almus] 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 Venlafaxine [Almus]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2394 patients who were using Venlafaxine [Almus] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about Venlafaxine [Almus] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 19% felt Venlafaxine [Almus] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 11% of the patients asked felt Venlafaxine [Almus] had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 2409 patients taking Venlafaxine [Almus] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Venlafaxine [Almus]? 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 [Almus] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Venlafaxine [Almus].

2410 patients using Venlafaxine [Almus] 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 [Almus] as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Venlafaxine [Almus] 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.

2410 patients using Venlafaxine [Almus] were asked how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There are several reasons why it can be difficult for a patient to take their medication as prescribed. Luckily 91% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Venlafaxine [Almus] as prescribed by their doctor, 7% felt they found taking Venlafaxine [Almus] very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Venlafaxine [Almus].

2410 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Venlafaxine [Almus]? 71% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxine [Almus]. 21% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Venlafaxine [Almus].

When asking 2333 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 85% said they felt taking Venlafaxine [Almus] to be very or extremely necessary. 10% said they felt Venlafaxine [Almus] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Venlafaxine [Almus] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

1884 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 72% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 19% of those taking Venlafaxine [Almus] reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 9% 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.

Surveying 2142 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Venlafaxine [Almus]) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 75% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Venlafaxine [Almus] may have. 15% 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.

2142 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Venlafaxine [Almus]. 77% of those asked were either very satisfied or satisfied, which is great news. However, 16% 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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