I fill my med box every 2 weeks. Would forget otherwise
I don’t have one, but i’ve thought about it. Would save me a little time getting all the medication and doses our ready, rather than taking them out one at a time from the boxes.
Id love to have one, but i use haldol drops (subtler dosing) instead of pills. Otherwise i would, i always doubt whether i took meds.
I do use one for AM and PM. It helps a lot as I’d forget all the time.
I definitely have one. I’d never keep my Warfarin straight without it. It also makes it easier on hubby to give me my pills before he leaves for work or when he comes home from a long day.
My dad was on warfarin. But his blood tests kept coming back all over the place. The warfarin was all high and low and stuff.
They changed him over to a newer med which you don’t have to monitor with blood tests. I think it is expensive though (he gets his free on the U.K. national health service)
I used to have a med box. These days i just getting a fortnightly injection.
I like to keep my pills in the pack until the moment I take it so wat I do is I write a tick in my diary wen I’ve taken it so I don’t lose track that way
yes I have a med-minder, I have so many meds I have to. Once a week I sit down and figure out what I need to order for the next week and fill my box, then the rest of my meds get locked up and my sister hides them away. It’s part of my safety plan as I’ve attempted suicide many times by overdosing on my ads and aps.
My stepdaughter arranged for the pharmacy to put my meds in a dosette box. There are 4 dosette boxes to cover 4 weeks . Mine is a cardboard dosette box . That’s what the pharmacy uses.
It’s not perfect, but I take the meds a much higher % of the time than if I didn’t have the boxes .
I fill my three dose pill box every week.
I have a nurse come to my house and fill my meds once a week.
I use a pill box labeled AM PM.
I fill my pills every morning.
It really helps.
I also use phone alarms to remind me.
When I did monthly tests, my levels would vary from 1.2 to over 9. They are supposed to be 2.0 - 3.0. 1.2 is like not having any in your system at all, and if you get up to 10, they will hospitalize you. As it is, I had to be given fresh frozen plasma, and once a vitamin K shot in my stomach (which hurts and I got a huge rash from). I can’t go on the newer meds because most are for heart conditions or post-surgery care, but I have a hypercoagulation problem. On the plus side, I have a nifty little monitor now. I check my blood weekly at home with a finger prick, and it gives me my PT/INR right away. My doctor calls within 24 hrs. to give me instructions on what I should take next. I’ve stayed between a 1.7 and a 3.2 this way. So pretty good! It’s nice not having to go in for blood draws.
I have two med boxes for 2 weeks. I have morning noon afternoon and evening. I have to have a med box for all the vitamins and pills I take.
Personally I have little packages of meds in a ‘coil’ in a box prepared by a robot …
Easy I take 2 in morning and 2 at night
I don’t use meds.
I get my meds blister packed from the pharmacy
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