PHOENIX — A new consumer-oriented compliance tool was introduced by Medi-Ring on Tuesday.
The Medi-Ring reusable prescription label can be customized by the consumer to match prescription drugs to disease-state needs, the company said. The plastic Medi-Ring slips onto a prescription bottle, and the patient can write whatever he or she wants on it (e.g., “heart medicine” or “blood pressure”).
“[More than] 95% of dispensed medications today do not state what the medications are to be used for,” stated Frederick Hirth, founder of Medi-Ring. “This can be very confusing, especially for the elderly.”
The Medi-Ring's suggested retail price ranges between $1.99 and $2.49 for a package of three, the company reported.