Rheumatology Infographic: Real-time Patient Insights from Medisafe

5 Sep 2019

Highlights from the Rheumatology Infographic

  • The U.S. trails other nations in reported rheumatology medication adherence on Medisafe
  • Like many therapeutic areas, Saturday proves the most
    challenging for rheumatology medication adherence
  • Rheumatology medication adherence peaks in the
    morning hours
  • Worldwide medication adherence rates for most rheumatology conditions average 79% on Medisafe
  • Unlike other therapeutic areas, no single company owns
    more than one of the top rheumatology drugs with the
    highest reported adherence on Medisafe


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Full Rheumatology Adherence Insights

Top 10 Most Adherent Countries For Rheumatology Meds

  • Italy: 86%
  • Germany: 85%
  • France: 82%
  • Netherlands: 81%
  • Mexico: 78%
  • Brazil: 77%
  • Canada: 76%
  • Turkey: 76%
  • Australia: 74%
  • Columbia: 74%
  • USA: 74%

How Day Of Week Affect Rheumatology Med Adherence

  • Sunday: 79.5%
  • Monday: 80.3%
  • Tuesday: 79.9%
  • Wednesday: 79.6%
  • Thursday: 79.2%
  • Friday: 78.3%
  • Saturday: 77.8%

Adherence Rates By Type Of Rheumatology Treatment

  • Heterotopic Ossification, Rheumatoid Arthritis: 81%
  • Osteoarthritis: 79%
  • Fibromyalgia: 76%
  • Other Specific Antirheumatics: 75%
  • Arthralgia (general joint pain): 73%

Why Rheumatology Patients Say They Miss Doses

  • Didn’t need dose: 46%
  • Other: 19%
  • Forgot/ Busy: 17%
  • Med wasn’t nearby: 10%
  • Ran out of meds: 5%
  • Worried about side effects: 2%
  • Worried about cost: 1%

Top Rheumatology Meds With Highest Adherence

Brand Company Adherence
Humira AbbVie 89%
Cimzia UCB 89%
Enbrel Amgen (US) 85%
Mobic Boehringer Ingelheim 81%
Arava Sanofi 81%
Celebrex Pfizer 80%
Colcrys Takeda 80%
Cataflam Novartis 78%
Voltaren GlaxoSmithKline 77%
Flexeril Janssen 76%

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