Medication Reminders

Medication Reminders

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We understand that keeping track of your medicines can be tough, especially when life gets busy. Did you know that 1 out of every 5 adults forget to take their medicine as prescribed?

That’s why we created a helpful medication reminder feature in our app. You’ll receive notifications when it’s time to take your medicine. It’s like having a little helper to make sure you don’t forget.

We can also set up reminders for your family, so if you ever miss a dose, someone you trust will get a message and help you remember to take your medicine.

What is a medication reminder?

The NowPatient medication reminder is a helpful tool that makes sure you remember to take your medicines at the right times and in the right amounts. It can be set up as a simple alarm or message on your phone or tablet. The NowPatient medication reminder is here to ensure you always take your medications as prescribed. Making sure you take your medications correctly and at the right time helps you get the best results from your treatment.

What’s great about the medication reminder is that it won’t cost you anything, it’s totally FREE. And if you ever forget to take your medicine, we can let someone you trust, like a family member or caregiver, know so they can help you.

How the Medication Reminders feature works

Step 1

Navigate to the features section in your account and select Medication Reminders

NowPatient Medication Reminders feature
Step 2

Choose your medication

Here you will see a record of existing medications that you take. You can select the medication for which you want to set up reminder alerts. If we do not have a record of your medication or if you want to set up a reminder for non-medical products like vitamins, you will be able to use the free-type box to add this information.

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Step 3

Select the frequency and time that you have been prescribed the medication

NowPatient - Adding Medication Reminders
Step 4

Save the reminder

You can also set a family member or nominated carer as an extra contact for your reminders.

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Step 5

We will set up alerts or prompts to take your medication at the prescribed times and frequency

You will also be able to see these on your dashboard.

NowPatient's Medication Reminders dashboard update
Step 6

Live notifications and alerts

When it’s time to take your medicine, we’ll send you a notification. The message will request that you confirm that you have taken your dose. If you miss a dose, we will also notify you or your nominated carer or family member.

A patient's phone receives medication reminders on the screen.

What happens if I forget to take my dose of medication?

If you miss a dose, we will send you a notification. This is to inform you that you have missed your dose. If you want, you can set up notifications to go to near and dear ones. This way, especially if you are elderly, your carer will be notified so they can check up on you.

Here are some useful resources about what to do if you miss your dose of medication

What should I do if I miss my dose?

What should I do if I miss my dose of medication?

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