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The following results on this page are based on 3112 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 56.3 in the range of -100 to +100 for Vitamin D To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2999 respondents)


Extremely effective (30%)
Very (30%)
Somewhat (29%)
Slightly (8%)
Very little effective (4%)

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

(3112 respondents)


Not at all bothered (89%)
Slightly (5%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (1%)
Extremely bothered (2%)

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

(3111 respondents)


All the time (61%)
Most of the time (24%)
Often (7%)
Sometimes (6%)
Never (2%)

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

(3112 respondents)


Not at all difficult (80%)
Slightly (10%)
Somewhat (6%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (2%)

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

(3112 respondents)


Extremely confident (60%)
Very (29%)
Somewhat (8%)
Slightly (2%)
Not at all confident (1%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(3003 respondents)


Extremely necessary (37%)
Very (32%)
Somewhat (24%)
Slightly (6%)
Not at all necessary (2%)

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

(2621 respondents)


Never (37%)
Rarely (30%)
Sometimes (21%)
Often (7%)
Almost all the time (5%)

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

(2675 respondents)


Extremely (50%)
Large (22%)
Moderate (16%)
Small (3%)
Not at all (10%)

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

(2674 respondents)


Very satisfied (45%)
Satisfied (30%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (20%)
Dissatisfied (2%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 3112 real-world patients taking Vitamin D. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2999 patients taking Vitamin D were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 59% responded very positively about Vitamin D reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 29% reported that they felt Vitamin D was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 11% of the patients asked reported that Vitamin D had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 3112 patients taking Vitamin D just how bothered they were by side effects? 93% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 4% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Vitamin D. This leaves 3% of the patients we asked who were using Vitamin D still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Vitamin D.

We recently asked 3111 patients who reported taking Vitamin D how often they took it as prescribed? While 85% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 7% said that they often forgot to take their Vitamin D as prescribed. Sadly 8% 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.

3112 patients using Vitamin D 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 90% of those asked felt that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Vitamin D as prescribed by their doctor, 6% felt they found taking Vitamin D very difficult. Leaving 4% who felt it extremely difficult for them to take Vitamin D.

In a recent patient survey, we asked 3112 patients how confident they felt about taking Vitamin D? 89% felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Vitamin D. while 8% responded that they were only slightly confident leaving 3% of the patients we asked responded feeling only slightly confident when taking Vitamin D.

3003 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Vitamin D. 69% said they found Vitamin D to be very or extremely necessary, while 24% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 8% 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.

2621 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 67% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 21% of those taking Vitamin D reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 12% 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.

2675 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Vitamin D outweighed its disadvantages? 72% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Vitamin D outweighed its disadvantages. However, 16% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 13% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

We asked 2674 patients taking Vitamin D in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 76% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 20% of the patients taking Vitamin D when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 5% 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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