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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
56.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Venlafaxine Retard A
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2356 real-world patients taking Venlafaxine Retard A. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2340 patients who were using Venlafaxine Retard A were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about Venlafaxine Retard A answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 19% felt Venlafaxine Retard A was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 11% of the patients asked felt Venlafaxine Retard A had only a slight or very little effect for them.
2355 patients taking Venlafaxine Retard A were asked how bothered they were by any side effects from taking Venlafaxine Retard A? 65% felt not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects from taking Venlafaxine Retard A, while 22% felt somewhat bothered. Meaning that 13% felt very or extremely bothered by side effects from taking Venlafaxine Retard A.
We recently asked 2356 patients who reported taking Venlafaxine Retard A how often they took it as prescribed? While 97% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 2% said that they often forgot to take their Venlafaxine Retard A as prescribed. Sadly 1% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.
2356 patients using Venlafaxine Retard A 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 Retard A as prescribed by their doctor, 6% felt they found taking Venlafaxine Retard A very difficult. Leaving 2% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Venlafaxine Retard A.
In a recent patient survey, we asked 2356 patients how confident they felt about taking Venlafaxine Retard A? 71% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxine Retard A. while 21% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 8% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Venlafaxine Retard A.
2279 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Venlafaxine Retard A. 85% said they found Venlafaxine Retard A 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 1830 patients using Venlafaxine Retard A how often they forgot to take their medication? 71% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 20% of patients taking Venlafaxine Retard A 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 2088 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Venlafaxine Retard A) 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 Retard A 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.
2088 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Venlafaxine Retard A. 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 8% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or even worse very dissatisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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