Reminder Packaging to Improve Medication Adherence

Published Online: Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Listen as Kamal Mahtani, MD, of the University of Oxford in England, talks about findings from a study published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews examining the efficacy of reminder packaging in improving adherence to self-administered long-term medications. The researchers found that reminder packaging increased the proportion of people taking their medications when measured by pill count—although not to a large extent, and that reminder packaging may be beneficial in improving clinical outcomes such as blood pressure.

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