Cardiology Infographic: Real-time Patient Insights from Medisafe

16 Aug 2019

Highlights from the Cardiology Infographic

  • The U.S. ranks amongst the lowest in reported cardiology adherence as compared to other developed nations
  • Unlike other therapeutic areas, patients on heart meds are adherent every day of the week, with a slight dip on the weekends
  • The highest reported cardiology adherence rates are during the morning hours
  • Of the top10 heart drugs with the highest reported adherence,
    Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb hold two spots each
  • 82%: Adherence rate for Aspirin when taken with a cardio regimen


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Full Cardiology Adherence Insights

Top 15 Most Adherent Countries for Heart Meds

  • Netherlands: 90%
  • Germany: 89%
  • France: 88%
  • Italy: 87%
  • Spain: 87%
  • Argentina: 84%
  • Australia: 83%
  • Canada: 83%
  • Turkey: 83%
  • UK: 83%
  • Brazil: 82%
  • Mexico: 82%
  • USA: 81%
  • Chile: 80%
  • Columbia: 80%

How Day of Week Affects Heart Med Adherence

  • Sunday: 82%
  • Monday: 84%
  • Tuesday: 83%
  • Wednesday: 83%
  • Thursday: 83%
  • Friday: 82%
  • Saturday: 81%

Adherence Rates By Type of Heart Treatment

  • Vasodilators (Nitrates): 74%
  • Cholesterol Lowering Meds: 80%
  • Alpha & Beta Blockers: 81%
  • Diuretics (Water Pills): 81%
  • Calcium Channel Blockers: 82%
  • Beta Blockers: 82%
  • ARBs: 82%
  • Digital Preparations: 82%
  • ACE Inhibitors: 84%
  • Anticoagulants: 85%
  • Antiplatelet Agents: 86%

Does the Number of Heart Meds Influence Adherence?

  • 1 Med: 82%
  • 2 Meds: 82%
  • 3 Meds: 81%
  • 4 Meds: 81%
  • 5 Meds: 80%
  • 6 Meds: 80%
  • 6+ Meds: 79%

Top 10 Heart Drugs With Highest Adherence

Brand Company Adherence
Tiazac Valeant 87%
Effient Eli Lilly and Company 86%
Prinivil Merck 86%
Lotensin Novartis 86%
Pradaxa Boehringer Ingelheim 86%
Xarelto Janssen 85%
Sectral Sanofi 85%
Vasotec Merck 85%
Coumadin Bristol-Myers Squibb 85%
Plavix Bristol-Myers Squibb 84%

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