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The following results on this page are based on 2670 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 56.1 in the range of -100 to +100 for venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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56.1

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2653 respondents)

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Extremely effective (31%)
Very (39%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(2669 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (35%)
Slightly (31%)
Somewhat (22%)
Very (9%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

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

(2670 respondents)

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All the time (81%)
Most of the time (15%)
Often (2%)
Sometimes (1%)
Never (0%)

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

(2670 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (78%)
Slightly (13%)
Somewhat (7%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (1%)

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

(2670 respondents)

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Extremely confident (38%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (21%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all confident (3%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(2579 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (55%)
Very (30%)
Somewhat (10%)
Slightly (3%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(2055 respondents)

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Never (36%)
Rarely (36%)
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.

(2351 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.

(2351 respondents)

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Very satisfied (42%)
Satisfied (35%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (16%)
Dissatisfied (5%)
Very dissatisfied (2%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2670 real-world patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2653 patients who were using venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 20% felt venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 10% of the patients asked felt venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 2669 patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) just how bothered they were by side effects? 66% 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 venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient). This leaves 12% of the patients we asked who were using venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient).

We asked 2670 patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 96% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) 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.

2670 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 hydrochloride (active ingredient) as prescribed, 7% found taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) 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.

2670 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient)? 70% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient). 21% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient).

When asking 2579 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 85% said they felt taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) to be very or extremely necessary. 10% said they felt venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 4% of patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

2055 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 hydrochloride (active ingredient) 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 2351 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient)) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 74% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) 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.

2351 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient). 76% 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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