Medication Reminders

Medication Reminders

1 out of every 5 adults forgets to take their medication as prescribed. With NowPatient’s medication reminder service, you will be notified when to take your medication.  If you miss a dose, we can enable notifications to alert a family member or loved one.

How it works

Step 1

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

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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.

Smartphone displaying a medication reminder app for amlodipine 5mg, showing options to set daily doses and edit or delete reminders.
Step 3

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

Smartphone displaying a medication reminder app with options to set the time for taking amlodipine 5mg tablets.
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.

Smartphone displaying a medication reminder for 'paracetamol susp sf 250mg 100ml' set for 5:34 p.m. on a notifications screen.
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.

Smartphone displaying a notification reminder to take a dose of fexofenadine 180mg, with a timestamp of september 20, 2025, 1:30 pm.
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