Frequently Asked Questions for the MED-Q Pill Box
My parents tell me they don’t need a medication reminder.
The fact of the matter is that 90% of seniors make medication errors. The problem is that no one will admit it. Even those users who are resistant at first, will relay on their MED-Q Pillbox and wonder how they got by with out it.
Can you set it for two pills a day?
Absolutely! The front row will flash, holding the morning pill and the back row will flash holding the afternoon/evening pills. Four times a day users require the combo package.
What happens if some one misses their pill time?
MED-Q electronic pill dispenser will continually repeat its alarm/alert cycle every 25 minutes to ensure that the pills are taken as close to the programmed time as possible. If the user is away for a period of time, the alarm/alerts will remind the user upon return and not stop until they have taken their pills.
How many pills does the MED-Q hold?
Each Individual Compartment will hold up to 23 full size aspirins (325 mg) 23 pills X 14. With all the individual Compartments filled, the MED-Q has a capacity of 322 full size aspirins.
What type of Batteries does MED-Q use?
Simple to insert and inexpensive to buy, 2 AA batteries power the MED-Q electronic pillbox. With average use, the battery life is 1 ½ years plus.
Can the MED-Q be used for vitamins and supplements?
The MED-Q is perfect for vitamins’ and supplements. Maximum benefits can be achieved with a consistent daily regiment. No more forgetting and trying to catch up
Do you have to reset MED-Q Pill Box every week?
NO, once set,, the alarms/alerts will repeat at the programmed times until the user changes the times. A pill reminder that you can, Set it and forget it.
How bright is the Flashing Lite-Box?
Bright, The individual RED LED for each compartment has a Lumen of 85 to make mistakes virtually impossible
Is it easy to open the Pill boxes?
Simple!, Specially ergonomically designed finger tip tabs make it easy to open for most hands with out struggling and potential spilling the pills
How loud is the Alarm?
The alarm starts softer (50%) and keeps getting louder and louder. Soft to begin with so it is not startling, loud when completed to ensure the user hears the Audio alarm
Suppose you’re out of the room when the MED-Q alarm sounds?
Well, the Med-Q weekly pill organizer is designed to address that common problem. The five minute alarm will repeat every 25 minutes until the pills are taken. An example of ‘ground up’ design to eliminate forgetting and other errors.
How much does it weigh?
Very light weight for easy handling for even the most frail hands , the MED-Q Pill Box weighs in less than 11 ounces.