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The following are the results of on-going survey on TabletWise.com for Altosec Capsule. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.

Uses, Effectiveness and Side-effects

Following are the uses, perceived effectiveness and perceived side-effects incidence information reported by website visitor for Altosec Capsule:
Uses
The most commonly reported use of this medicine is for 'Gastroesophageal reflux disease'.
Use Users Percentile Effective
Gastroesophageal reflux disease32
Acidic stomach31
Heartburn24
Stomach and intestinal ulcers14
Abdominal pain13
Food pipe healing2
Nsaid-induced ulcers2
 
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
Participants: 118
Effective
23 out of 25 users report that this medicine is effective.
Effective Users Percentile
Works23
Does not work2
Participants: 25
Onset of Action
'Same day' is the most commonly reported time for this medicine to be effective.
Duration Users Percentile
Same day6
1 week6
1 day4
1 month3
2 days3
3 days2
Participants: 27
Incidents of Side-effects
8 out of 30 users report that this medicine has side-effects.
Users Percentile
No side-effect22
Experienced side-effects8
Participants: 30
Reported Side-effects
'Diarrhea' is the most commonly reported side-effect of this medicine.
Side-effect Users Percentile Severity
Diarrhea2
Warmth1
Swelling of skin1
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
Participants: 4
Long-term Side-effects
1 out of 10 users reported that they experienced long term side-effects while using this medicine for more than 3 months.
Users Percentile
Yes, experienced long-term side-effects1
No, not experienced long-term side-effects9
Participants: 10
Side-effect Reported to Agency
No data has been collected for this survey
Allergic Reactions
1 out of 9 users have reported allergic reactions to this medicine.
Users Percentile
Yes, allergic to this medicine1
No, not allergic to this medicine8
Participants: 9
Allergic Reaction Symptoms
'Anaphylactic reactions such as an itchy rash, throat or tongue swelling, or shortness of breath' is the most commonly reported allergic symptom of this medicine.
Symptom Users Percentile
Anaphylactic reactions such as an itchy rash, throat or tongue swelling, or shortness of breath1
Participants: 1

Consumption Behaviors

Following are the usage behaviors reported by website visitor for Altosec Capsule:
Strengths
10 - 25 MG is the most commonly used strength of this medicine.
Strength Users Percentile
10 - 25 MG23
25 - 50 MG3
2 - 5 MG2
50 - 100 MG1
Other1
Participants: 29
Frequency of Use
Users report most commonly using this medicine 'once a day'.
Users Percentile
Once a day23
Other5
Participants: 23
Timing
Users report most commonly using this medicine 'empty stomach'.
Frequency Users Percentile
Empty Stomach11
Before food8
After food7
Anytime6
Participants: 32
Regularity
16 out of 31 users report that they regularly use this medicine to manage their health.
Users Percentile
Yes, always, to control health problem16
No, only when problem occurs or worsens15
Participants: 31
Time of Use
Users report most commonly using this medicine at 'morning only'.
Timing Users Percentile
Morning only20
Night only4
Morning and afternoon1
Afternoon only1
Morning, afternoon and night1
Morning and night1
Participants: 28
Self-medication/Prescription
24 out of 27 users report that the medicine has been prescibed by a doctor.
Users Percentile
Prescribed by a doctor24
Not prescribed by a doctor3
Participants: 27
Adherence
Users report always adhering to the prescribed schedule.
Users Percentile
Always20
Often6
Sometimes4
Never0
Participants: 30
Reason for Non-adherence
"I am afraid of side effects" is the most commonly reported reason for non adherence of this medicine.
Reason Users Percentile
I am afraid of side effects2
I don't believe the medicine helps me1
I experienced side effects1
Participants: 4
Ease of Usage
Users most commonly report that it is not at all difficult to take this medicine as prescribed.
Difficulty Users Percentile
Not at all10
A little1
Participants: 11
Habit Forming
1 out of 8 users report that this medicine is habit forming.
Users Percentile
Yes, is habit forming1
No, not habit forming7
Participants: 8
Stopped Using
7 out of 10 users report that they have stopped using this medicine.
Users Percentile
Yes, stopped using7
No, never stopped using3
Participants: 10
Reason to Stop Using
'Course of treatment ended' is the most commonly reported reason to stop using this medicine.
Reason Users Percentile
Course of treatment ended3
Did not seem to work1
Doctor's advice1
Participants: 5
Cheaper Alternative
2 out of 10 users report that they have tried cheaper alternative to this medicine.
Users Percentile
Yes, tried cheaper alternative2
No, not tried cheaper alternative8
Participants: 10
Cheaper Alternative Effectiveness
2 out of 2 users report that the cheaper alternatives to this medicine are effective.
Users Percentile
Yes, cheaper alternative is effective2
No, cheaper alternative is not effective0
Participants: 2

Price

Following are the perceptions about the price reported by the website visitors for Altosec Capsule:
Price Perception
12 out of 30 users report that they find this medicine to be expensive.
Users Percentile
Expensive12
Not Expensive18
Participants: 30

Demographics

Following is the demographic information reported by website visitors for Altosec Capsule. Information below may include patient demographics as well as data for website visitors who might be researching on behalf of patients e.g. parents for small children. The data below may or may not be reflective of the complete patient population demographics for this medicine/health topic.
Gender
13 out of 21 users are female.
Users Percentile
Female13
Male8
Other0
Participants: 21
Age
The most common user is 50+ years old.
Users Percentile
< 213
21-306
30-402
40-501
50+9
Participants: 21
Marital Status
Users most commonly report that they are 'Married or domestic partnership'.
Users Percentile
Married or domestic partnership3
Divorced2
Widowed1
Participants: 6
Disease
Users most commonly suffer from High blood pressure.
Users Percentile
High blood pressure3
Depression2
Asthma2
Back pain2
Chronic pain (e.g., arthritis, migraine, fibromyalgia, neuropathy)1
Stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)1
Other3
Participants: 14
Body Weight
8 out of 21 users report that they are overweight.
Users Percentile
Overweight8
Not overweight13
Participants: 21
Smoking Habit
16 out of 21 users report that they do not smoke.
Users Percentile
Smoke5
Do not smoke16
Participants: 21
Alcohol Consumption Frequency
Users most commonly report having alcohol once a month.
Users Percentile
Never6
One drink a day4
Two drinks a day1
More than two drinks a day1
Once a week1
Twice a week1
Once a month7
Participants: 21
Well-being
11 out of 22 users report that they had significant pain in the last 3 months.
Users Percentile
Significant pain in the last 3 months11
No significant pain in the last 3 months11
Participants: 22
Profession
Retired is the most common profession reported by users.
Users Percentile
Retired4
Student4
Accountant3
Government service2
House Maker2
Engineer, IT or Software1
Other5
Participants: 18
Routine Health Check-ups
5 out of 6 users report that they receive routine health check-ups or physical examinations.
Users Percentile
Yes, receive routine health check-ups or physical examinations5
No, do not receive routine health check-ups or physical examinations1
Participants: 6
Missed Health Checkup Reason
'I do not have a doctor' is the most commonly reported reason for not receiving routine health checkups.
Users Percentile
I do not have a doctor1
Participants: 1
Medication
2 out of 6 users report that they are taking more than one medicine on regular basis.
Users Percentile
Yes, taking more than one medicine on regular basis2
No, not on taking more than one medicine on regular basis4
Participants: 6
Immunization
3 out of 6 users report that they are have received immunization.
Users Percentile
Yes, received immunization3
No, not received immunization3
Participants: 6
Supplements
2 out of 6 users report that they take vitamins or herbal supplements.
Users Percentile
Yes, taking supplements2
No, not taking supplements4
Participants: 6
Exercise Frequency
Users most commonly exercise twice a week.
Users Percentile
Once a week7
Twice a week8
Five times a week2
Everyday2
Never3
Participants: 22
Exercise Duration
Users most commonly report that they exercise 'Less than 30 minutes' each time.
Users Percentile
Less than 30 minutes3
Less than 1 hour1
Participants: 4
Like Exercising
Users most commonly report that they enjoy exercising 'Most of the time'.
Users Percentile
Most of the time4
Participants: 4
Difficulties in Exercising
'Time availability' is the most commonly reported difficulty in achieving fitness.
Users Percentile
Time availability2
Being consistent with workout schedule1
Proper techniques1
Participants: 4
Fruits and Vegetables
Users most commonly report that they eat fruits and vegetables 'Everyday'.
Users Percentile
Everyday3
1-3 times per week2
Participants: 5
Healthy Food Choices
Users most commonly report that they make a healthy food choice 'Most of the time'.
Users Percentile
Most of the time2
Always2
Sometimes2
Participants: 6
Eating Out
Users most commonly report to eat out '1-3 times per week'.
Users Percentile
1-3 times per week1
Participants: 1
Fast Food Frequency
Users most commonly report that they eat fast food '1-3 times per month'.
Users Percentile
1-3 times per month3
1-3 times per week1
Participants: 4
Special Diet
1 out of 6 users report that they are on a special diet.
Users Percentile
Yes, on a special diet1
No, not on a special diet5
Participants: 6
Housing Type
Users most commonly report that they live in a 'House'.
Users Percentile
House4
Shelter1
Apartment1
Participants: 6
Own Home
4 out of 6 users report that they own a home.
Users Percentile
Yes, own a home4
No, do not own a home2
Participants: 6
Non-emergency Visits
Users most commonly report that they go to 'Dispensary' for their non-emergency health issues.
Users Percentile
Dispensary3
Doctor's Clinic2
Hospital1
Participants: 6
Medicine Source
Users most commonly report to buy medicine from 'Local pharmacy'.
Users Percentile
Local pharmacy6
Participants: 6

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