The useful app to help you manage your medication intake, even if you have a complex medication schedule.
RePill, the first Swiss app with an integrated medicine database, was developed by Absolute Development AG with the kind support of Gilead Sciences and Pfizer AG. Even extensive medication schedules can now be easily managed with RePill.
The importance of regular medication intake
Even very effective medication is no use if it is not taken regularly. This statement sounds obvious, but it is an important topic in medicine – the problem of patients’ so-called “compliance”. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), only 50% of patients on average who suffer from chronic diseases show good compliance. Medication compliance is particularly important in the case of chronically ill patients. Reasons for non-compliance include a lack of awareness of the importance of adherence to treatment as well as forgetfulness.
Comprehensive solution for patients
RePill is an app available for Apple iPhones and iPod Touches that helps patients to take their medication regularly. A better compliance increases the chances of successful treatment. RePill provides a simple way to manage a medication schedule, the exact name, prescribed dose and time of intake are listed for each medicine. A prominent feature of the app is that it is easy to use. For example, you can scan the barcode of a medicine by holding the iPhone camera over the barcode for a short time. RePill recognises the medicine and registers it automatically. Then you only have to select the package size and the dosage. The app manages the patient’s medication stock and prescriptions, providing a graphical medication intake report.
As of now, you can find RePill free of charge in the Apple App Store. It is available in English, German and French.
RePill User Agreements and Legal Disclaimer
New Conditions of Use with Legal Disclaimer:
RePill is intended to help you to plan and monitor the taking of your medication. RePill is not intended to and cannot be used to diagnose a certain condition or to recommend treatments or therapies. By clicking on "Agree" you confirm that you accept responsibility for taking your medication as prescribed by the doctor and that you have read and understood the patient information leaflet enclosed with your medication. Please consult your treating doctor if you have any questions about your health or your medication.
The publishers and sponsors of this app will make every effort to keep RePill up to date. However, they accept no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information given. Similarly the publishers and sponsors accept no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this app, except in the case of wilful intent or gross negligence.
The publishers and sponsors have complied with all data protection regulations in the operation of this app. No data is collected. Your own personal data can only be accessed from your mobile device.
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