e-pill Medication Reminders (Wellesley, Mass) has released a new drug dispenser for people with disabilities with poor hand dexterity. The e-pill Station is a fully stand-alone device that easily dispenses pills into a metal cup.
The patient, who might have Parkinson’s, arthritis, or another debilitating disease, simply pulls on the large handle to tip the dispenser and pour the pills into a metal cup below. The pills were already organized inside the device and readied for the patient to take at that specific time. If the pills are not removed, an alarm sounds to get the attention of the patient or caregiver to take the pills at the right time.
From the product page:
The e-pill Station comes complete with everything you need; automatic pill dispenser, keys (2), tipper, stainless steel medicine dispensing cup, batteries and easy to set-up manual. NO MONTHLY FEES.
Easy-to-Use Automatic Pill Machine with 4 Alarms: Dispense up to four times per day in a medicine cup. Large pill capacity. Easy to use for the patient. When the alarm is sounding / light is flashing, simply move the handle forward to dispense medications into the medicine cup. Remove sturdy medicine cup and take your medications with a glass of water.
Product page: e-pill Station…