Dermatology Infographic: Real-time Patient Insights from Medisafe

5 Sep 2019

Highlights from the Dermatology Infographic

  • The U.S. trails other nations in reported dermatology medication adherence on Medisafe at 74% – in line with adherence rates in the UK, Australia, and Turkey.
  • Like many therapeutic areas, Saturday and Sunday prove the most challenging for dermatology medication adherence.
  • Dermatology medication adherence peaks in the morning hours – but unlike some therapeutic areas, it stays relatively high throughout the day.
  • Worldwide medication adherence rates for most dermatology conditions average 75% on Medisafe.
  • Of the top dermatology drugs with the highest reported adherence on Medisafe, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer and Galderma hold 3 spots each.


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Full Dermatology Adherence Insights

Most Adherent Countries for Dermatology Meds

  • Germany: 83%
  • Italy: 81%
  • Spain: 80%
  • Argentina: 79%
  • Brazil: 79%
  • France: 79%
  • Canada: 78%
  • Netherlands: 78%
  • Israel: 77%
  • Mexico: 76%
  • UK: 75%
  • USA: 74%
  • Australia: 73%
  • Turkey: 73%
  • India: 69%

How Day of Week Affects Dermatology Adherence

  • Sunday: 72%
  • Monday: 75%
  • Tuesday: 75%
  • Wednesday: 75%
  • Thursday: 74%
  • Friday: 74%
  • Saturday: 72%

Adherence Rates by Type of Dermatology Treatment

  • Bartonellosis: 84%
  • Pruritus: 80%
  • Calcineurin Inhibitors / Actinic Keratosis: 79%
  • Pediculosis: 78%
  • Acne Rosacea: 77%
  • Contact Dermatitis: 76%
  • Alopecia: 75%
  • Acne Vulgaris / Eczema / Furunculosis: 74%
  • Psoriasis / Hyperhidrosis: 73%
  • Chloasma / Atopic Dermatitis: 72%

Why Dermatology Patients Say They Miss Doses

  • Didn’t need dose: 29%
  • Forgot/busy: 20%
  • Other: 20%
  • Med wasn’t nearby: 18%
  • Ran out of meds: 9%
  • Worried about side effects: 3%
  • Worried about cost: 1%

Top Dermatology Meds with Highest Adherence

Brand Company Adherence
Stelara Janssen 90%
Humira Abbvie 89%
Enbrel Pfizer 86%
Dupixent Sanofi 85%
Decadron Merck 83%
Sporanox Janssen 83%
Cosentyx Novartis 83%
Biaxin AbbVie 82%
Vibramycin Pfizer 80%
Minocin Melinta 80%
Diprosone Merck 80%
Sandimmune Novartis 79%
Mycostatin Bristol-Myers Squibb 79%
VFEND Pfizer 79%
Neoral Novartis 78%
Noxafil Merck 78%
Synalar Medimetriks 77%
Fungizone Bristol-Myers Squibb 77%
Sotret Ranbaxy 77%
Accutane Roche 76%
Claravis Teva 76%
MetroGel Galderma 76%
Zenatane Dr. Reddy’s 76%
Cotellic Genentech 76%
Solodyn Ortho Dermatologics 75%
Oracea Galderma 75%
Biaxin Filmtab Abbott 75%
Bactroban GSK 73%
Monodox Aqua Pharmaceuticals 73%
Protopic Astellas 72%
Soolantra Galderma 72%
Myorisan Akorn 71%
Aczone Allergan 69%
Acticlate Aqua Pharmaceuticals 68%

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