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The following results on this page are based on 807 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 77.8 in the range of -100 to +100 for Victoza To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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77.8

We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(801 respondents)

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Extremely effective (46%)
Very (36%)
Somewhat (12%)
Slightly (3%)
Very little effective (3%)

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

(807 respondents)

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Not at all bothered (70%)
Slightly (18%)
Somewhat (10%)
Very (2%)
Extremely bothered (0%)

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

(807 respondents)

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All the time (90%)
Most of the time (8%)
Often (1%)
Sometimes (0%)
Never (1%)

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

(807 respondents)

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Not at all difficult (79%)
Slightly (14%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (1%)
Extremely difficult (0%)

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

(807 respondents)

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Extremely confident (54%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (11%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(741 respondents)

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Extremely necessary (60%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (6%)
Slightly (1%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

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

(634 respondents)

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Never (64%)
Rarely (28%)
Sometimes (6%)
Often (2%)
Almost all the time (0%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(713 respondents)

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Extremely (55%)
Large (27%)
Moderate (10%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (5%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(713 respondents)

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Very satisfied (56%)
Satisfied (31%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (9%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 807 real-world patients taking Victoza. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

801 patients taking Victoza were asked how effective they found their medicine. 82% felt that Victoza was very / extremely effective, while 12% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 6% felt that Victoza had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 807 patients taking Victoza just how bothered they were by side effects? 88% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 10% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Victoza. This leaves 2% of the patients we asked who were using Victoza still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Victoza.

We recently asked 807 patients who reported taking Victoza how often they took it as prescribed? While 98% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 1% said that they often forgot to take their Victoza 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.

807 patients using Victoza 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 93% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Victoza as prescribed by their doctor, 6% felt they found taking Victoza very difficult. Leaving 1% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Victoza.

A patient survey asked 807 patients just how confident they felt about taking Victoza? 86% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Victoza. 11% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Victoza.

741 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Victoza. 92% said they found Victoza to be very or extremely necessary, while 6% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 2% 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.

634 patients taking Victoza were asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 92% of those asked said they never or rarely forgot to take their Victoza, although 6% of patients taking Victoza reported that they sometimes forget to take their medication, even forgetting sometimes can have a negative effect on your treatment. 2% of patients sadly reported that they often or almost all the time forget their medication.

Surveying 713 patients we asked them to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine (in this case Victoza) outweighed its disadvantages. A group of 82% replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking their medication outweighed any disadvantages that Victoza may have. 10% of the patients felt this and a reduced level and reported feeling only a moderate extent. At the bottom of the scale were 8% of the patients asked, who felt this was true to only a small extent or even reported a result of not at all.

When asking 713 patients taking Victoza if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 87% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 9% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 4% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Victoza.

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