Pharmacists have a number of options when filling an e-pill® Automatic Pill Dispenser
for customers / patients:Rx Filling of e-pill Automatic Pill DispensersTwo Pill Dispensers
: One dispenser is with the customer, the second is with the pharmacist being re-filled. The two dispensers are exchanged when the first e-pill Automatic Pill Dispenser is empty.Re-usable Spare Trays
: These can be pre-filled by the pharmacist and protected with a lid (included with the second tray). They are then delivered to the customer and put into the dispenser at the correct time by a family member or suitably trained person. Spare Medication Trays
.One Pill Dispenser
: If the customer has only 1 or 2 doses daily it may be possible to schedule the return of the dispenser to the pharmacist to be immediately re-filled and returned to the customer prior to the next dosage time. In which case only one dispenser will be required. e-pill Automatic Pill Dispensers
Note: The disposable medication trays can be used in options 1, 2 and 3 above - the trays being pre-filled in your pharmacy and loaded into the dispenser as soon as it is returned by the user, saving cleaning and time.
Learn more about Medication Adherence
After the very successful West Midlands Pilot where Pharmacies were closely involved filling Automatic Pill Dispensers dispensers, other regions want to do the same - and are looking for Pharmacy involvement Nationwide. We are often contacted by private individuals and healthcare professionals when they are looking for a pharmacy to fill the e-pill Automatic Pill Dispenser where there is no family member to do so.
Alternatively if you just want to let us know you are filling or have any questions about filling e-pill dispensers, please do get in touch.