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Adherence Tools

"Adherence Tools"

 

    There are a variety of tools to help you take the right medication at the right time in the right way.

    For additional information, click on each box.

    Adherence packaging

    What is adherence packaging?

    • All of your medications are sorted into a morning/noon/afternoon/bedtime organizer.
    • This is packaged at the pharmacy.
    Medication synchronization
    • This is simply filling all medications on the same day each month.
    • Medications still come in individual bottles.
    • The pharmacy is often able to set this up.
    • It helps reduce the number of trips you have to make to the pharmacy.
    • This can decrease how often you forget to fill a medication.
    Benefits to adherence tools
    • You are more likely to take your medication correctly.
    • You are more likely to take your medications at the right time each day.
    • You are more likely to fill your medications on time.
    • You are more likely to pick up all of your medications from the pharmacy at the same time.
    • You see your pills gone from a box each day which can help you stay on track with your medications.
    • You see if you did or did not take your medications.
    • You are less likely to take too much or too little of a medication.