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Smartphone apps to help patients take their meds

The Associated Press

First Published Apr 21 2014 11:57 am • Last Updated Apr 23 2014 02:36 pm

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed. Here’s a sampling of several free apps, noting some of their special features:

MedCoach » Includes feature to connect to your pharmacy to order refills.

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RxmindMe » From Walgreens. Offers the ability to easily export prescription information.

Pill Monitor » Enables you email a log of prescriptions taken.

Care4Today » From a unit of Johnson & Johnson. It includes options to monitor the medication use of loved ones and to donate to a charity each day you take all medicine on time.

Med Helper » Enables you to export results to doctors, nurses and caregivers.

Pill Reminder » From the Drugs.com website. Enables users to set up accounts for multiple family members.

Medisafe » Supports Spanish, French, German, Russian and Danish languages, as well as English.

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