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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 XR
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2410 real-world patients taking Venlafaxine XR. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
2394 patients who were using Venlafaxine XR were asked how effective they found their medicine. 70% were very positive about Venlafaxine XR answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 19% felt Venlafaxine XR was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 11% of the patients asked felt Venlafaxine XR had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 2409 patients taking Venlafaxine XR 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 XR. This leaves 13% of the patients we asked who were using Venlafaxine XR still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Venlafaxine XR.
We asked 2410 patients taking Venlafaxine XR how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 97% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 2% often forgot to take their Venlafaxine XR as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Venlafaxine XR 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.
We asked 2410 patients taking Venlafaxine XR 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 XR 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 XR? 71% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Venlafaxine XR. 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 XR.
When asking 2333 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 85% said they felt taking Venlafaxine XR to be very or extremely necessary. 10% said they felt Venlafaxine XR to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Venlafaxine XR 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 XR 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.
2142 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Venlafaxine XR outweighed its disadvantages? 75% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Venlafaxine XR outweighed its disadvantages. However, 15% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 10% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.
2142 patients were recently asked how satisfied they were with the information and guidance they received with their Venlafaxine XR. 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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