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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 Hydrochloride Extended Release 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 Hydrochloride Extended Release. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

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

We asked 2409 patients taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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 Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release. This leaves 13% of the patients we asked who were using Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release.

2410 patients using Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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 Hydrochloride Extended Release as prescribed, while 2% often forgot. Meaning that 1% forgot to take their Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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.

We asked 2410 patients taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There can be many factors why they found it difficult to take as prescribed. 91% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release as prescribed, whereas 7% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 2% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.

A patient survey asked 2410 patients just how confident they felt about taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release? 71% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release. 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 Hydrochloride Extended Release.

2333 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release. 85% said they found Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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.

We asked 1884 patients using Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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 Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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.

Surveying 2142 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release) 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 Hydrochloride Extended Release 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.

We asked 2142 patients taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release 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 Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 7% 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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