To Set the First Reminder Alert: | Purchase e-pill Key-Chain Alrt Fob.
Remove pull tab from back of the Reminder to activate battery. At time of day you want to be reminded to take medication, move switch on side of unit to the "Set" position.
Press and hold "ALRT" button on front of unit until you hear a 2-tone sound, then release (after releasing a single beep will sound to confirm the first event). The first reminder event is now set.
Move the switch on the side to the "Lock" position.
The unit will sound the alert with an audio beeping sound and a blinking light at this time every day.
Press the "ALRT" button when the alert sounds. This will silence the alarm.
These steps can be repeated (See below) for each additional time you want to be reminded to take medications-up to a total of 6 alerts per day (Wait 2 minutes before setting each additional reminder alert.)
These steps can be repeated for each additional time you want to be reminded to take medications-up to a total of 6 alerts per day (see below).
Setting Additional Reminder Alerts: At time of day you desire to take a second medication---move switch to "Set" position.
Press and hold "ALRT" button until you hear a beep and then a two-tone sound - then release (after releasing a second beep will sound to confirm the second event).
Unit is now set for a second daily reminder.
Move the switch back to the "Lock" position.
To set additional daily reminder events repeat these steps for up to a maximum of 6 daily reminders.
Acknowledging the Reminder Alert and Silencing the Alarm
When alarm sounds, press "ALRT" button (unit responds with a number of beeps corresponding to the number of daily reminder events for which it is set ). Take the appropriate medication.
Clearing Set Reminder Alerts:Move switch to the "Set" position. Press and hold the "ALRT" button, continue to hold as you first hear beeps, then a two-tone sound, and then a second two-tone sound . Now release the button. Unit is now cleared. Move the switch back to the "Lock" position.
Additional Features: Acknowledging a Missed Alert Reminder: If you do not hear the reminder when it sounds, the light will continue to blink indefinitely and the alarm will sound the alert for 30 seconds every 10 minutes (every 15 minutes after the first hour). This will continue until you press the "ALRT" button, which will sound the alarm again. Then press the "ALRT" button again to acknowledge the event.
Early Activation: You may activate a reminder event before its scheduled time. Move the switch on the side to the "Set" position and then press and hold the "ALRT" button, and while holding it down, move the switch back to the "Lock" position and then release the "ALRT" button. The unit will now sound the alert . Acknowledge by pressing the "ALRT" button. At this point the device will automatically skip the regular timing of this event and then revert to its original settings.
Automatic Lock: If while setting a reminder event you forget to move the switch on the side of the device to the "Lock" position, the unit will automatically lock in your settings 60 seconds after you have set the reminder event.
Batteries: Batteries are included and are replaceable. Battery life will vary depending on usage. Upon replacing batteries, the reminder times will need to be reset. The e-pill Key-Chain FOB ALRT Med Reminder contains two Button Cell Batteries # LR44. To replace the batteries, loosen th e small center screw on back of unit and remove the small cover. Remove the old batteries and insert the new batteries with the larger flat side toward the spring; then replace cover and tighten screw. The unit is now ready to be reset with reminder time(s).
e-pill Medication Reminders is Boston based medical device company. Since 1999 e-pill timers, alarm watches, pill boxes with alarms and pill dispensers have helped patients around the world remember to take medications on time (improve medication adherence / patient compliance).