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Take Medicine On a Schedule? You Need This Pill Cap Timer

Multiple pill bills filled with medication sit side by side.

If you or a loved one struggles when it comes to remembering to take prescriptions (or remembering if you took your prescription at all), then you may be in need of a little extra support. There’s an Amazon product that might do the trick.

This medication cap timer tells you exactly when your pill bottle was last opened—letting you know when the last time you took your medication was.

This replacement medicine cap is meant to take the place of the existing one you get from your pharmacy. Thanks to the timer, individuals stay on track with their medication schedule as it shows how much time has passed since the last time the bottle was opened.

For example, if you take a certain medication in the morning at 8 a.m. but around 11:00 a.m. you start wondering, “Did I remember my medicine?” all you’ve got to do is look at the cap. If the bottle was opened two hours ago, you’re good to go. If it was over 24 hours ago, you likely missed your dose.

For many, missed doses or inconsistent treatment can be a serious medical issue. A pill cap timer can help prevent complications that may arise from missed doses.

The only thing to keep in mind with the cap timer is that it’s not child resistant. If you have children in your home, be sure to keep your medication out of reach and inaccessible for little hands.

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Abbey Ryan is a storyteller, preferably of stories in written form. Across the 5 years of her professional writing career, her work has been featured in The Chicago Tribune, Amazon, The Medical News Today, and more. When she's not writing (which is rare), she's likely traveling, painting, or on the hunt for a good snack. Read Full Bio »
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