66% of searchers for medical information look for drug side effects

66% of searchers for medical information reported looking for information on drug side effects, and 53% looked for drug safety information. Condition-focused information was sought by 53% of visitors, while patient information and support programs were sought by nearly one-third of all visitors (29%).

Information sought by medical researchers
Search Share
Drug side effect information 66%
General information about the condition 53%
Drug safety information 52%
Drug prescribing information 33%
Drug dosage information 31%
Patient information and support programs 29%
Information to compare medications 29%
Information about the company that manufactures the drug 18%
Source: comScore