Best Automatic Pill Dispenser for Elderly Buying Guide with Features, Pros & Cons

Best Automatic Pill Dispenser for Elderly

Bestseller No. 1
Med-E-Lert Medication Dispenser with Automatic Lock Box 28 Sealed Pill Compartments (Clear Lid)
  • SECURE AND DISCREET DESIGN: The custom barrel key significantly reduces the chance of theft or tampering.
  • ELECTRONIC MEDICATION ORGANIZER: Offering you the ultimate customization, the Med-E-Lert Automatic Pill Dispenser comes with six dosage rings to effortlessly guide you as to where to place medications and/or supplements, assists with improved accuracy and adherence.
  • LOUD ALARM AND FLASHING LIGHT: Featuring three loud alarm tones and a bright, flashing red LED light, this automatic pill dispenser will effortlessly notify you when it is time to take your medications up to six times per day.
  • LOW BATTERY ALERT AND SETTINGS RETENTION: When the batteries are lower than 4.0 volts, a low battery icon will appear on the screen alerting you to change the batteries. Once you replace the batteries, the Med-E-Lert retains its settings so you don't have to reprogram your scheduled events.
  • WHAT'S IN THE BOX: Med-E-Dispenser Med-E-Lert, six dosage rings, clear lid, key, four AA batteries, and a user guide.
SaleBestseller No. 2
LiveFine 28-Day Automatic Pill Dispenser with Upgraded LCD Display, Key Lock, Sound & Light for Prescriptions, Medication, Vitamins, Supplements & More
  • EASY PILL ORGANIZATION & DISPENSING | Automatic Pill Reminder Box Helps You Organize, Monitor & Dispense All Kinds of Medications, Vitamins & Supplements for Up to 4 Straight Weeks with Audio & Visual Alerts 1X to 9X Daily | Enjoy Easy Medication Management for Patients & Families, Visiting Nurses, Caregivers & More
  • 9 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS | Pack of Preset Templates Provides a Wide Variety of Reminder Options, Improves Accuracy & Helps Prevent Missed & Double Doses | 28 High-Capacity Slots Accommodate Multiple Pills for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency, While Transparent Lid Allows for Effortless Visual Monitoring
  • LCD DISPLAY WITH EXTENDED FEATURES | The Biggest & Brightest Screen Available! No More Squinting to See or Worrying About Alarms | Extra Large Digital Display Shows Current Time, Upcoming Alarm, Alert Tone & Volume Control Options, Battery Indicator & Number of Alarms Set | More Information = Better Accuracy
  • ADJUSTABLE SOUND & LIGHT-UP ALERTS | While Most Medication Dispensers Have Only [1] Preset Alert Option, This New & Improved Version Allows for Amazing Customization with [3] Beeping Patterns & [3] Volume Controls [Low, High, Silent] | Interface Illuminates & Sounds for 30 Minutes Until User Inverts Box to Dispense Pills
  • SIMPLE SETUP, PROGRAMMING & SECURITY | Battery-Operated System Sets Up in Seconds, Travels Easy & Features a Secure Lockable Cover with Manual Key to Block Unauthorized Access & Avoid Accidental Spills | Smooth Sliding Retrieval Window Also Provides Greater Accessibility for Seniors, Arthritis Sufferers & More
SaleBestseller No. 3
Blucoil 28-Day Automatic Pill Dispenser with Medication Alarm Reminder, Electronic LED Flasher, and Dual Safety Locks
  • NOTIFIES YOU OF MEDICATION TIME - The Blucoil Automatic Pill Dispenser features a loud alarm reminder and bright LED flash ring light that triggers off when it's time to take your medicine. The alarm lasts up to 34 minutes unless you pick it up.
  • OFFERS ALL-DAY NOTIFICATION - You can program the Automatic Pill Dispenser up to 9 alarm settings per day. Easily customize the time format, volume, and reminders via the 4 soft buttons on the 60mm LCD screen. *Includes 9 dosage rings.
  • ACCOMMODATES MULTIPLE PILLS - The Automatic Pill Dispenser can store up to 35 adult aspirin tablets (325mg) within each of the 28 compartments. That means you can store more than a hundred tiny pills.
  • ENSURES TAMPER-PROOF SECURITY - The dual safety locking system prevents anyone from tampering the dosage. You're also assured that the medicine won't expire quickly thanks to the dispenser's dust-proof and moisture proof design.
  • EASY TO USE - The removable automatic rotation tray makes it easier to store pills. You can bring the Blucoil Automatic Pill Dispenser anywhere. It operates with 4 AA batteries only – no need to find a wall outlet!
Bestseller No. 4
LiveFine Smart WiFi Automatic Pill Dispenser | 28-Day Medication Organizer Up to 9 Doses Per Day for Care Monitoring with Locking Key, Adjustable Light/Sound Alarms for Prescriptions & Vitamins
  • WIFI ENABLED SMART DISPENSER | Smart Wifi Pill Dispenser Helps You Organize & Dispense Medications, Vitamins & Supplements for Up to 4 Straight Weeks with Audio/Visual Alerts & Convenient Phone App| Enjoy Easy Medication Management With Remote Monitoring for Patients & Families, Visiting Nurses, Caregivers & More
  • CONVENIENT ONLINE MOBILE APP|The LiveFine Mobile App Allows for Easy Adjustment of Dispenser Settings, Notification Reminders & Alarms, & Quick Monitoring of Medication Schedule | Family Members & Caregivers Can Even Connect to the App To Monitor Your Progress, Send Reminders, and More!
  • 9 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS | Preset Dosage Templates Provide Multiple Reminder Options, Improve Dosage Timing & Helps Prevent Missed & Double Doses | 28 High-Capacity Slots Accommodate Multiple Pills for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency, While Transparent Lid Allows for Effortless Visual Monitoring
  • LCD DISPLAY & ADJUSTABLE ALERT OPTIONS | Large Digital Display Shows Time, Upcoming Alarm, Tone & Volume Control Options, Battery Indicator & Number of Alarms Set | Customization & Convenience with [3] Device Beep Patterns & [3] Volume Options | Use Wifi to Pair With Mobile App Alarms for Ultimate Reliability!
  • SIMPLE SETUP, USAGE & SECURITY| Plug-In, Wifi-Enabled System Sets Up in Seconds with 4-hour Battery Backup for Travel & Power Outage | Secure, Lockable Cover with Manual Key to Block Unauthorized Access & Avoid Accidental Spills | Sliding Retrieval Window Provides Greater Accessibility for Seniors, Arthritis Sufferers & More
Bestseller No. 5
Betife Smart Automatic Pill Dispenser, 28 Day Electronic Pill Organizer for Elderly with Light & Sound Alarm, Bluetooth Monthly Medication Organizer, Locked Pill Box for Prescriptions and Supplements
  • [Easy to Use Pill Organizer Dispenser:] Automatic pill reminder with 28 compartments helps you organize, and monitor all kinds of prescriptions, vitamins & supplements for up to 4 straight weeks. With sound & light alerts design will never miss any dosage again!
  • [Smart Pill Dispenser:] Our electronic medicine organizer can be connected to your phone via Bluetooth, which will allow you to easily adjust dispenser reminders and medication schedules on your phone for your family. Notification reminders and alarms help you quickly monitor medication progress and more timely take medication. Enjoy easy medication management for patients, families, visiting nurses, caregivers, etc.
  • [Adjustable Sound & Light Flshing Alerts:] The automatic pill box will effortlessly notify you when it is time to take your medications up to six times per day. According to the time and sound you set, the alarm will sound until you invert the medication organizer to dispense pills. Easy-to-read LCD display, even the elderly can see the time inside.
  • [Easy to Track:] We feature 6 interchangeable dosage rings, which allow you to customize your medication schedule. Clear dosage rings easily guide you as to where to place medications and/or supplements, assisting with improved accuracy and adherence. Transparent Lid allows for monitoring medication progress easily, convenient to refill pills in a timely manner.
  • [Locked Pill Organizer:] Features a secure lockable cover with the manual key, avoiding accidental spills out, and keeps your medicine safe and free from moisture.
Bestseller No. 6
Fullicon Pill Dispenser with 14 Large Compartments and Child-Proof Lock, Spindo Medicine Dispenser-Dispense Vitamin / Tablet / Supplement for Elderly / Amnesia / Dementia
  • 【14 Compartments with Large Capacity】 This medicine dispenser for elderly includes 14 large pill compartments, which can hold up to 6 cod-liver oils/10 capsules/12 vitamins in each slot.
  • 【Child Proof Locking Function】 There is a locking stick on the side of this pill dispenser, turning it to right and left can lock and open the lower switch handle respectively.
  • 【Easy-opening and Quick-filling】 You simply turn the center knob counter-clockwise to open the lid and can easily fill 14 compartments of this medication dispenser within minutes.
  • 【Time to Refill the Pill】 After taking 14 times of medicine or supplement, the lower oval window of this pill dispenser machine will show in complete orange as an indication to refill the piils.
  • 【Hanging on the Wall】Fullicon medicine reminder can be hung on the wall in the living room or bathroom or office, where it can be clearly noticed and remind the user to take the medicine everyday.
Bestseller No. 7
LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser with 28-Day Electronic Medication Organizer, 6 Dosage Templates, Easy-Read LCD Display, Sound & Light Alerts & Key for Prescriptions, Vitamins, Supplements & More
  • THE ULTIMATE IN MEDICATION MANAGEMENT | Automatic Pill Dispenser Lets Patients & Caregivers Program, Monitor & Administer Dosages Up to 28 Straight Days w/ Audio & Visual Alerts 1X to 6X Daily
  • 6 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS | Templates Help Improve Accuracy & Prevent Missed or Accidental Double Doses | High-Capacity Slots Fit Up to 18 Pills Each for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency
  • SIMPLE SET UP & PROGRAMMING | Quick-Fill Removable Carousel Makes Loading Prescriptions, Vitamins & Pills a Breeze | Includes Easy 3-Button Interface, Large Letters & Numbers & Super Bright Electronic Display
  • EASY-READ LCD & LIGHT UP ALERTS | Digital Interface Displays Time, Then Beeps & Flashes When Prescription is Due [System Accepts Up to 6 Alarms] | Open Door, Flip Upside Down & Take Meds to Stop Alarm
  • KEY & EXTENDED SAFETY FEATURES | Locking Cover Blocks Unauthorized Access, While Integrated Magnifier Gives Close-Up View of Dosage Info; Wireless Battery-Operated Device is Perfect for Home or Travel
Bestseller No. 8
EziMedPil Bluetooth Pill Dispenser w/Audio & Visual & App Alerts, up to 9 Alarms/Day, 9 Dosage Templates, 28-Day Medication Dispenser w/Key for Prescriptions, Vitamins & More, Clear Lid
  • [BLUETOOTH ENABLED HEALBOX APP IMPROVE MEDICATION ADHERENCE MANAGEMENT ON SMART DEVICE] Bluetooth Enabled Function Pairs to iOS or Android Smart Device for Setting Medication Schedules, App Alert, Review Dosage Records & Monitor Taken on Time or Missed Dose When Device and App Connecting. | No Monthly Charge.
  • [NEVER MISS OR DOUBLE DOSE VIA UNIT & APP SUPPORT] The Locked Bluetooth Automatic Pill Dispenser Lets Patients & Caregivers Program Dosages Up to 9X Daily & a Maximum of 28 Consecutive Days w/ Sound & Blanking Light & App Alerts| Allows RIGHT People to take RIGHT Dose & RIGHT Medications On Time | Effectively Improving Medication Adherence Management.
  • [IDAEL FOR THEM] The Bluetooth Dispenser is Nice Option for Elderly Live Alone or Are Residing in Assisted Living Facility with Chronic Illness or Assisted Senior Suffering From Alzheimer And Dementia | It Also Benefits Caregivers & Home-care Agencies Like Community Hospitals Who Require a Solution Service Which Provides an Simple & Accurate Method for Their Customers to Remember Taking Their Medications.
  • [EASY ALERT & EASY-READ LCD] Easy&Quick-Fill Removable Carousel Makes Loading Prescriptions, Vitamins & Pills| 3-Button or App Setting Easy to Program Time/Alarms/Volume/Beep Tunes/12HR or 24HR | Interface Shows Large Letters & Super Bright Electronic LCD Displays Time | Beeps & Flashes & Phone Notifications When Prescription is Due or Early Dose pressing on App | Slide & Open Drug Window to Flip The Bluetooth Medication Dispenser Upside Down for Taking Meds & Stopping Alarm.
  • [High-Capacity 28-Compatment & 9 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS] High-Capacity 28 Slots Fit Up to 24 Aspirin-sized Tablets Which Means You Can Store up to 672 Pills! That’s 30% More Space Than Other Automatic Pill Dispensers. So You Can Easily Fit All of Your Daily Medications Each for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency | 9 Templates Are Easy to Change According Patients’ Requirement | Help Improve Accuracy & Prevent Missed or Accidental Over Doses.
Bestseller No. 9
EziMedPil Automatic Pill Dispenser w/Audio & Visual Alerts, up to 6 Alarms/day, 6 Dosage Templates, Easy-Read LCD Display, Lock Medication Dispenser w/Key for Prescriptions, Vitamins & More, Clear Lid
  • [MEDICATION ADHERENCE MANAGEMENT--NEVER MISS OR DOUBLE DOSE] The Locked Automatic Pill Dispenser Lets Patients & Caregivers Program Dosages Up to a Maximum of 28 Consecutive Days w/ Audio & Visual Alerts 1X to 6X Daily | Allows RIGHT Patients to take RIGHT Dose & RIGHT Medications at RIGHT Time | Significantly Improving Medication Adherence Management | No Monthly Charge.
  • [RECOMMENDED FOR] This Dispenser is Great Option for Who Want to Live Independently or Are Residing in Assisted Living Facility Like Chronic Care Patients or Senior Residence & Assisted Elderly | It Also Benefits Caregivers & Home-care Agencies Who Want a Solution that Provides an Easy & Accurate Way for Their Loved Ones to Remember Their Medications.
  • [EASY SET UP & EASY-READ LCD] Easy&Quick-Fill Removable Carousel Makes Loading Prescriptions, Vitamins & Pills a Breeze| 3-Button Easy to Program, Program Settings Saved Even after Changing Batteries| Interface Shows Large Letters & Super Bright Electronic LCD Display| Digital Interface Displays Time, Then Beeps & Flashes When Prescription is Due| Slide Drug Window to Open Door, Flip The Unit Upside Down & Take Meds to Stop Alarm.
  • [High-Capacity 28-Compatment & 6 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS] High-Capacity 28 Slots Fit Up to 24 Aspirin-sized Tablets Which Means You Can Store up to 672 Pills! That’s 30% More Space Than Other Automatic Pill Dispensers. So You Can Easily Fit All of Your Daily Medications Each for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency | 6 Templates Are Easy to Change According Patients’ Requirement | Help Improve Accuracy & Prevent Missed or Accidental Over Doses.
  • [KEY FOR LOCKING & EXTENDED SAFETY FEATURES] Locking Cover Blocks Unauthorized Access, Integrated Mini Magnifying Glass Gives Close-Up View of Dosage Info| Two Secure Grips on Back of Device Enhances Holding Power When Flip| Wireless Battery-Operated Device (4AA Battery Included) is Perfect for Home or Travel.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Monster Supplement, Medication Pill Dispenser with Compartment Labels - Extra Large Pill Container Handles Almost Any Supplement - Includes Premium Lifetime Subscription to Medisafe App
  • KEEP ALL YOUR SUPPLEMENTS IN ONE CONTAINER Organize all your medications or supplements in this one convenient pill dispenser. Seven large compartments will accommodate most size pills.
  • INCLUDES LABELS Label each of the 7 compartments with supplement name and dosage using the included 10 compartment labels.
  • EASY TO DISPENSE Twist the lid between the compartments for easy dispensing. Made of sturdy, thick acrylic.
  • GREAT FOR TRAVEL No need to pack all those pill bottles - with all your supplements in the Monster Supplement Dispenser you just have to pack the one container! SIZE Dimensions: 4.9”H x 4.25” Diameter
  • INCLUDES A LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION TO THE PREMIUM VERSION OF MEDISAFE - #1 MEDICATION REMINDER APP - You will be emailed instructions on how to download your LIFETIME PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION once your order has shipped. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAIL. Never Miss Another Med - this app has so many other features and the premium version also includes Unlimited Medifriends to notify if a dose is missed and unlimited family profiles so you can track your families meds too! This has a value of $39 per year!

Best Automatic Pill Dispenser

An automatic pill dispenser is a device that automatically releases the pre-measured pills into a cup or tray at appropriate time. The tray can easily be opened. These dispensers sound loud alarm to notify the user that it’s time to take the medication.

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Automatic pill dispensers are an extremely important device for the elderly. They make medication management simpler and easier. Moreover, they significantly reduce the chance of missing a dose or accidental double dosage. They are incredibly helpful.

You can get different types of automatic pill dispensers in the market to suit your needs and wants.Some have large LCD display. Others can accommodate large pills. With so many options in the market, it is very difficult to choose the right automatic pill dispenser for you or your close ones.

To make your job a little bit easier, here is a list of some of the best automatic pill dispensers that are doing great at present. However, before diving into the list,let us discuss some of the factors to keep in mind while shopping for an automatic pill dispenser for elderly.

 

Factors to note while choosing the best automatic pill dispenser for elderly

Some of the best automatic pill dispensers for elderly are reviewed below. Read their individual features, pros, and cons in details to understand which pill dispenser will be the best one for you. Let us proceed!

Visual and audio alarms: While searching for an automatic pill dispenser for senior citizens, it is very important to look for in-built audio or visual alarm system.Most people in their old age tend to forget the time of their dosage.Moreover, there may be a case of accidental double dosage. An automatic pill dispenser with an audio or visual alarm will help to eliminate such accidents. Some of the alarms can ring for 15 to 30 minutes straight so that the person does not miss the dose. There are some high-tech automatic pill dispensers available in the market that sent a notification alert to your phone or your caregiver’s phone as a reminder.

Security lock: A locking mechanism will prevent any spilling, double dose accidents, or other similar problems. The security lock makes sure that the pill dispenser can only be opened when it is time. It also makes sure that the medicine has not been tampered or accidentally exposed to children, pets, or other people who are tempted to handle the smart pill dispenser. It is an extremely important feature to have in your automatic pill dispenser for elderly. So, while searching for one, don’t forget to check the locking mechanisms.

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LCD display: The LCD display should be clear, crisp, and properly visible. This helps seniors with poor eyesight and auditory issues in medicine management.

Simple settings: If you’re buying an automatic pill dispenser for elderly who lives alone or in a care-giving facility then opt for one with simple settings and minimal buttons. They are easy to use and prevent frustration or complication while managing the medications.

Capacity of the pill compartment: Do not forget to check the capacity of the pill compartments before buying an automatic pill dispenser. Severalcompartmental sizes and capacities are available. Buy one that matches your medication schedule and makes your job a bit convenient.

Low battery alert: Automatic pill dispensers that run on battery must have a low battery alert. This will notify the user when it is time to replace the device batteries.So, while buying one, do not forget to check this factor.

Service and warranty: Some automatic pill dispensers come with a warranty period (generally of 1 year) to cover any defects and issues with the material and service provided.

Some of the Best Automatic Pill Dispenser for the Elderly:

 

1. LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser

LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser with 28-Day Electronic Medication Organizer, 6 Dosage Templates, Easy-Read LCD Display, Sound & Light Alerts & Key for Prescriptions, Vitamins, Supplements & More
  • THE ULTIMATE IN MEDICATION MANAGEMENT | Automatic Pill Dispenser Lets Patients & Caregivers Program, Monitor & Administer Dosages Up to 28 Straight Days w/ Audio & Visual Alerts 1X to 6X Daily
  • 6 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS | Templates Help Improve Accuracy & Prevent Missed or Accidental Double Doses | High-Capacity Slots Fit Up to 18 Pills Each for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency
  • SIMPLE SET UP & PROGRAMMING | Quick-Fill Removable Carousel Makes Loading Prescriptions, Vitamins & Pills a Breeze | Includes Easy 3-Button Interface, Large Letters & Numbers & Super Bright Electronic Display
  • EASY-READ LCD & LIGHT UP ALERTS | Digital Interface Displays Time, Then Beeps & Flashes When Prescription is Due [System Accepts Up to 6 Alarms] | Open Door, Flip Upside Down & Take Meds to Stop Alarm
  • KEY & EXTENDED SAFETY FEATURES | Locking Cover Blocks Unauthorized Access, While Integrated Magnifier Gives Close-Up View of Dosage Info; Wireless Battery-Operated Device is Perfect for Home or Travel

This pill dispenser is the ultimate choice in the field of medication management for elderly. It is an automatic pill dispenser that allows patients as well as caregiversto program, monitor, and administer the medicinal dosage. It allows 28 straight days medicine organization.

This pill dispenser comes with six interchangeable dosage rings.The templates help to improve accuracy as well as prevent any mishappenings like accidental double dose or missed dose. The capacity of each slot is very high. They can fit up to 18 pills in each slot.This makes refilling a minimal task and increases the efficiency level.

Setting up and programming this pill dispenser is very simple and easy. It comes with a removable carousal. This makes loading prescription, vitamins, and pills smooth. This automatic pill dispenser comes with an easy three-button interface,and large letters and numbers.An electronic display that is super bright is also present.This increases the ease of use.

The easy to read LCD and light-up alerts makes it among the top choices. It has a digital interface to display time. It beeps and flashes when prescription is due.Upto six alarms is accepted by the system.Openingthe lid, flipping it upside down, and taking the medicine is the only way to stop the alarm.

It also locks cover blocks, unauthorized access to provide extended safety. The integrated magnifier provides closer view of the dosage info. This wireless battery-operated device is perfect for traveling also.

Pros:

  • It includes six interchangeable dosage rings.
  • The slot capacity is high.
  • It requires minimal refills.
  • It can besimply set up and program.
  • It comes with light-up alerts.
  • It has several extended safety features.
  • It is travel-friendly.

Cons: No such.

 

2. GMS 28 Day Automatic Pill Dispenser

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GMS 28 Day Automatic Pill Dispenser Dosage Reminder for up to 6 Alarms a Day with Flashing Light and Locked Cover - Standard Edition
  • Program as many as 6 alarm times daily! Alarms can be set to fit any medication schedule.
  • 28 Compartment tray- Each compartment holds up to 18 aspirin size tablets so you can easily fit all of your daily medications.
  • Alarm will sound for 30 minutes or until medications are dispense so you never miss a dose!
  • Program settings are saved even after changing batteries.
  • Requires 4 AA batteries (included)

Time for another great automatic pill dispenser! This GMS automatic pill dispenser is a 28 day medicinal organizer. It allows six alarmprogramming. The alarms can be set according to any medication schedule.

It includes 28 compartment tray that can hold up to 18-aspirin size tablets each.So, each compartment can easily fit all of your daily pills without any issues. The alarm will sound for 30 minutes straight until the medications are taken.

This pill dispenser requires 4AA batteries, which are included with the unit on purchase. This prevents any miss doses. The best thing is changing batteries doesn’t change the program settings. This is a good thing!

This pill organizer is designed for the USA residents. Therefore, you might need an adapter or converter to work it in your location. So, before opting for this dispenser, check the compatibility.

Pros:

  • Six alarms can be set with this unit.
  • It comes with 28 compartment tray.
  • It has an alarm system.
  • It includes batteries on purchase.
  • It has a memory system.

Cons:

  • The lock system doesn’t work properly.
  • It is not great with small-sized pills.

 

3. Hero Automatic Medication Dispenser

Med-E-Lert Medication Dispenser with Automatic Lock Box 28 Sealed Pill Compartments (Clear Lid)
  • SECURE AND DISCREET DESIGN: The custom barrel key significantly reduces the chance of theft or tampering.
  • ELECTRONIC MEDICATION ORGANIZER: Offering you the ultimate customization, the Med-E-Lert Automatic Pill Dispenser comes with six dosage rings to effortlessly guide you as to where to place medications and/or supplements, assists with improved accuracy and adherence.
  • LOUD ALARM AND FLASHING LIGHT: Featuring three loud alarm tones and a bright, flashing red LED light, this automatic pill dispenser will effortlessly notify you when it is time to take your medications up to six times per day.
  • LOW BATTERY ALERT AND SETTINGS RETENTION: When the batteries are lower than 4.0 volts, a low battery icon will appear on the screen alerting you to change the batteries. Once you replace the batteries, the Med-E-Lert retains its settings so you don't have to reprogram your scheduled events.
  • WHAT'S IN THE BOX: Med-E-Dispenser Med-E-Lert, six dosage rings, clear lid, key, four AA batteries, and a user guide.

This pill dispenser looks like a coffee machine or a soda fountain. It is a locked and timed pill dispenser that can sit perfectly over a counter. You have to plug it in and connect to a Wi-Fi network to create an online account. After that, you can put info and manage your medication schedule through the account.

This also helps to receive notifications about completed or missed doses.It is the perfect choice to have a proper track of medications. This automatic medication dispenser can hold up to 10 different medications. It doesn’t require individual dose assortment. You can dump each medication type into a separate container to load the machine.

The container needs to be inserted into the device when prompted by the display screen. The device beeps and a button flashes when it’s time to take the medicine. The user has to simply press a button and all the appropriate pills falls into a cup.

If the user doesn’t remove the cup from the machine within 15 minutes the caregiver or the individual will receive text reminders on their phones. This is another great thing about this medication dispenser.

It has a display screen and the app to warn when the supplies are running low. Hero also provides a mail order refill service to deliver your medications automatically to your door when needed. They also provide round the clock support.

Pros:

  • It is easy to fill.
  • It is easy to use.
  • It is perfect for people with several types of medications.
  • It reminds the user to take the medication.
  • The app helps to track the medications.

Cons:

  • It requires a Wi-Fi network and online account for proper usage.

 

4. Livi Smart Pill Dispenser

LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser, 28-Day Electronic Medication Organizer with Alarm Reminders, Flashing Light and Safety Lock - Dispenses Prescriptions Up to 6 Times Per Day - Clear Lid
  • Motorized 28-Slot Carousel Rotates & Delivers Scheduled Medicine; Great for Seniors & Caregivers
  • Audible & Visual Alerts Sound & Flash Up to 30 Minutes When Pills Are Due; Simply Flip & Remove Pills From Slot
  • Multiple Templates Allow Up to 6 Alerts Per Day; Program Exact Dispense Time for Custom Treatment
  • Audible & Visual Alerts Sound & Flash Up to 30 Minutes When Pills Are Due; Simply Flip & Remove Pills From Slot
  • High-Capacity Slots Accommodate Up to 18 Pills & Maximum 28 Days of Treatment for Minimal Refill

The amazing product in our list is a pill dispenser from Livi. This smart pill organizer can hold up to  90 days of pills.A variety of pills, about 15 types, can be put inside this dispenser. This is an amazing choice for elderly people with complex medication list. This pill dispenser also dispenses special travel packs for a weekend getaway or vacation.

This smart medicine dispenser also looks like a kitchen appliance. It sits perfectly on a counter. Loading medications in this dispenser is super easy. You have to pour each type of medication into a separate container and place the same in the machine unit.

The button glows green and the machine beeps when it’s time to take a dose. The user has to press the button and the appropriate pill quickly and quietly falls into the tray.This pill dispenser doesn’t require any Wi-Fi network to function. It relies completely on AT&T cellular connection for notifying the user and remote management functions.

The users and caregivers receive emails or text message when it’s time to take the medicine. Moreover, the caregivers are also alerted when the medicinal compartment is opened unexpectedly. Do not worry about security and safety! Each compartment has a lock, which can be opened with a key.

Pros:

  • It has a 90-day pills holding capacity.
  • It can hold up to 15 different types of medicines.
  • It is travel-friendly.
  • It doesn’t require any Wi-Fi network.
  • It notifies the user and caregivers about the appropriate medicine time.
  • The medicine compartment locks with a key.

Cons: No such.

 

5. MedMinder Medication Dispenser

Med-E-Lert Automatic Pill Dispenser 28 Slot Medication Organizer Dosage Ring, Electronic Medication Organizer - 6 Times/Day Light & Alarm Reminders with Solid White and Clear Lids
  • LOCKABLE WITH KEY AND PORTABLE: Lock the cover shut to prevent unauthorized access with the turn of the key. Cover blocks the programming buttons to prevent unwanted changes to programming. 4 AA batteries included allows you to take your medications anywhere with you perfect for travel.
  • INCREASES MEDICATION ADHERENCE: Program from 1 to 6 light and sound daily medication reminders. Never forget to take your medications or never worry about a loved one missing their medications again.
  • EASY TO SETUP AND USE: Removable pill organizer tray for easy pill, prescription, and supplement loading and organization. Easy programming using the 3 button face to set the clock and to set dosage reminders, large numbers easy for the elderly to see. A simple 12 step user manual is included to use as a quick reference.
  • AUTO PILL ORGANIZATION MANAGER: Removable tray includes 28 slots to keep your medications, pill, or supplements organized. Deep tray slots to allow for multiple pills, supplements, and medications to remain 100% organized
  • 6 DOSAGE RINGS INCLUDED: Quickly transition your organizer tray from daily dosages to multiple dosages using the included dosage rings. Eliminate dosage confusion with the easy to read day and time information on dosage rings.

It is an electronic pill dispenser, which screams functionality. This MedMinder pill dispenser looks like a standard pill organizer.It comes with a rectangular tray. It has 28 separate compartments. The alarm rings at the designated time and the appropriate compartment lights up to indicate that it should be open.

The best thing about this electronic pill dispenser is that the compartments are always locked down. Only at thedesignatedtime, it can be opened. A custom message in a familiar and welcoming voice can be recorded to use as an alarm.Therefore, it makes the person feels happy and warm inside.

This electronic pill dispenser is a subscription-based service with no contract. MedMinder central monitoring center connects with the device through a built-in cellular modem. This helps the caregiver to remotely program the appropriate dispensing times, set up preferable reminders, and track down the dose activity.

Only the device needs to be plugged in for usage. No phone line, computer, or Internet access is required for this. Refilling the compartments is also a very easy and straightforward task. You can lift the main lid easily to load all the compartments at a single go.

MedMinder also provides a mail order pharmacy service.Youhave to pay a very little amount of money to receive a tray refilled with appropriate medications that can be easily loaded into the device.

Pros:

  • It is extremely easy to use.
  • It includes 28 separate compartments.
  • It has an alarm sound.
  • It has a light-up strategy to indicate which medication to take.
  • It has a security lock.
  • Refilling with this electronic dispenser is quite easy.

Cons: No such.

 

6. Med-E-Lert Premium Locking Automatic Pill Dispenser

Med-E-Lert Premium Locking Automatic Pill Dispenser 28 Slot Electronic Medication Organizer (Clear and Solid White Lids)
  • SECURE AND DISCREET DESIGN: The custom barrel key significantly reduces the chance of theft or tampering. Plus, it comes with the solid white (increased privacy) lid to meet your needs.
  • ELECTRONIC MEDICATION ORGANIZER: Offering you the ultimate customization, the Med-E-Lert Automatic Pill Dispenser comes with six dosage rings to effortlessly guide you as to where to place medications and/or supplements, assists with improved accuracy and adherence.
  • LOUD ALARM AND FLASHING LIGHT: Featuring three loud alarm tones and a bright, flashing red LED light, this automatic pill dispenser will effortlessly notify you when it is time to take your medications up to six times per day.
  • LOW BATTERY ALERT AND SETTINGS RETENTION: When the batteries are lower than 4.0 volts, a low battery icon will appear on the screen alerting you to change the batteries. Once you replace the batteries, the Med-E-Lert retains its settings so you don't have to reprogram your scheduled events.
  • WHAT'S IN THE BOX: Med-E-Dispenser Med-E-Lert, six dosage rings, clear lid, key, four AA batteries, and a user guide.

This auto pill dispenser has the shape of a round disk. It includes 28 separate slots that can hold up to 18 aspirin-type pills. The compartments are very spacious. It has six different dose rings that allow you to customize the scheduling like, one dose per day or 6 doses a day.

Three different alarm settings are available – a flashing light, an audible beep, or both. The user have to tip the dispenser upside down and pour the pills into his/her hand when the alarm goes off. This will turn off the light as well as the sound.The six programmable alarms with three tones prevents any chance of a miss medication.

The cover can be locked shut to prevent any unauthorized access with the key turn. The programming buttons have cover blocks to prevent any unwanted changes to the programming.It includes 4AA batteries.

Setting this device up and using it is super easy. This makes it an amazing automatic pill dispenser for patients with Alzheimers or any other memory issues. With this dispenser, you have a choice in transparent or a solid cover. You can choose the transparent one to see what is inside.

This automatic pill dispenser had lock and key system to avoid any unauthorized tampering. It has an easy to program interface, which makes it an ideal automatic pill dispenser for elderly. It is the perfect solution for patients that need assistance adhering to their medication or supplement regimen.

Pros:

  • It comes with spacious compartments.
  • It includes up to six customizable alarm settings.
  • Presence of a temple-resistant, lock and key system.
  • It comes with interchangeable solid white and clear lids.
  • Three loud alarm tones are available.
  • A flashing red LED light is present.
  • It has a low battery alert.
  • It is travel-friendly.

Cons: No such.

 

7. MedaCube Automatic Pill Dispenser

MedaCube Automatic Pill Dispenser
  • AUTOMATIC, PROGRAMMABLE - Improve adherence. Program dispensing schedules and dose times.
  • NO MISSED MEDICATIONS - Set up custom audio reminders and alerts via email, text, or phone to a family or caregiver to eliminate missed doses.
  • EASY SETUP & USE - No assembly or pill sorting required.
  • IMPROVED INDEPENDENCE - Perfect for those taking multiple medications, or suffering from dementia, memory loss, or Alzheimer’s.
  • SAVES TIME - No need to separate your pills for each dose. No need to repackage doses when they change.

This automatic pill dispenser resembles an item of a home office. It can hold up to 90 days worth of medication. You can put 16 different medications in the pill bins. By default, it only comes with 12 pill bins. You can quickly and easily loadthe unit in bulk.Up to 20 doses of medication can be scheduled for a single day.

It has a barcode reader to scan the codes and automatically upload the dosing information into the machine.So, if your pharmacy pill bottles have QR codes, scan it and you are ready to go. Both visual and audible alerts are present in this pill dispenser. Caregivers or relatives can record their personal voice prompts for alarm. The users will receive phone call reminders.

When it’s time to take the medication, the user has to touch the screen and a tray will pop open with the appropriate medication. This automatic pill dispenser notifies caregivers of missed doses and low supplies. A complete online record of patient medication activity can be viewed with this amazing device.

This device has an amazing feature of automatic locking down. If it is tilted, dropped, or tampered with, it will automatically lock itself down.Moreover, the caregiver will receive an immediate alert.So, there is no chance of failing with this pill dispenser. This automatic medication dispenser can work on Wi-Fi network or cellular connectivity.For cellular connectivity, you will have to pay a small fee per month.

Pros:

  • It can store a lot of medication.
  • It has quick and easy loading process.
  • It has a barcode reader for ease of use.
  • It comes with visual and audible alerts.
  • It provides notification of missed doses or low supplies.
  • It has an automatic lockdown system to avoid accidents.

Cons:

  • It is a bit pricey.
  • It has a large and bulky appearance.

 

8. Pria Automatic Pill Dispenser

Smart Automated Medication Dispenser - Pria™ by BLACK+DECKER™ - Connected Home Care Companion - Simplify Your Loved One's Home Healthcare
  • INTELLIGENT MEDICATION MANAGER: Pria is a personal medication assistant that takes the hassle out of medication management and relieves worries about medication non-adherence. Pria’s patented pill wheel has 28 medication slots, each slot containing one dose of medicine, holding up to 10 pills per dose. If you or your loved one takes medication once in the morning and once at night, this will hold up to 2 weeks of medication.
  • CONNECTION TO CAREGIVING: No more worrying about if your loved one is taking their medication. Caregivers can check in through two way video calling or through the drop in feature. Your care circle can also receive notifications/alerts for missed scheduled doses. Stay connected at any time, from anywhere.
  • NEVER MISS A DOSE: With facial recognition and PIN code verification, Pria is designed to dispense your medication to the right person at their scheduled time.
  • EASY TO USE: Pria is easy to set up and walks you through refilling your medication pill wheel. The voice activated feature also allow users to easily interact with the device to set up reminders or check the weather outside.
  • IMPORTANT: FSA or HSA eligible. The Pria smartphone app and subscription is required ($9.99/month), your purchase today includes a 30 day free subscription.

This pill dispenser is manufactured by Black and Decker. It is a durable device with a compact shape. It has an adorable facial expression.This automatic pill dispenser looks like it has a personality of its own.

It comprises of 28 separate compartments to hold 28 days of medication. If your loved one has to take more than one batch of medication per day, you have to reload this pill dispenser more than the other devices on this list. This automatic pill dispenser offers several smart features.

You can get a subscription to receive access to the Pria app. You can enter your medication schedule with this tool along with receiving other handy reminders like doctor appointments or social events. Caregivers can use this app to track the user’s medication history and receive notification for missed or late doses.

This pill dispenser has a camera and speaker to make video calls easy. According to the features offered by this amazing automatic pill dispenser, it is highly affordable.Moreover, the subscription fee of Pria, which is $9.99, is quite less. Undoubtedly, this medical dispenser is a game changer in the world of automatic medical pill dispensers.

Pros:

  • It offers smart features.
  • It is easy to use.
  • It has an elegant and adorable design.
  • It is highly customizable.
  • It has camera and speaker.
  • It is pocket-friendly.

Cons:

  • The filling process is quite lengthy.
  • It doesn’t have any cellular connectivity.

 

9. Philips Lifeline Medication Dispenser

LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser with 28-Day Electronic Medication Organizer, 6 Dosage Templates, Easy-Read LCD Display, Sound & Light Alerts & Key for Prescriptions, Vitamins, Supplements & More
  • THE ULTIMATE IN MEDICATION MANAGEMENT | Automatic Pill Dispenser Lets Patients & Caregivers Program, Monitor & Administer Dosages Up to 28 Straight Days w/ Audio & Visual Alerts 1X to 6X Daily
  • 6 INTERCHANGEABLE DOSAGE RINGS | Templates Help Improve Accuracy & Prevent Missed or Accidental Double Doses | High-Capacity Slots Fit Up to 18 Pills Each for Minimal Refills & Maximum Efficiency
  • SIMPLE SET UP & PROGRAMMING | Quick-Fill Removable Carousel Makes Loading Prescriptions, Vitamins & Pills a Breeze | Includes Easy 3-Button Interface, Large Letters & Numbers & Super Bright Electronic Display
  • EASY-READ LCD & LIGHT UP ALERTS | Digital Interface Displays Time, Then Beeps & Flashes When Prescription is Due [System Accepts Up to 6 Alarms] | Open Door, Flip Upside Down & Take Meds to Stop Alarm
  • KEY & EXTENDED SAFETY FEATURES | Locking Cover Blocks Unauthorized Access, While Integrated Magnifier Gives Close-Up View of Dosage Info; Wireless Battery-Operated Device is Perfect for Home or Travel

It is one of the best automatic pill dispensers on demand. The dispensing service is a subscription service that comes with real-time monitoring options. This medication dispenser also has an internal rechargeable battery to ensure that it functions even in case of a power outage.

It can hold up to 60 cups of medications. This dispensing system is perfect for 40 days of pills and can handle six different types of doses. An alarm rings when it’s time to take the medication.The user has to press the button and the machine dispenses the appropriate medicines.

Philips automated dispensing service needs a phone line to work. It can also work on VOIP. It can issue alerts to caregivers in case of missing dose, dispense error, or need for refilling. The Philips system also provides a pre-program option for on demand or PRN meds that elderly can request as needed medications safely. This automated medicine dispenser has no startup cost.One can simply subscribe for $59.95 per month and use it perfectly.

Pros:

  • It comes with a rechargeable battery to use in power outage.
  • It is highly customizable and personalized.
  • It has a waterproof help button.
  • It is affordable.
  • It is flexible.
  • Itis spacious.

Cons: No such.

 

10. e-Pill MedSmartVoice

e-Pill Voice Pro - Locked Automatic Pill Dispenser - Bluetooth Enabled
  • NEVER FORGET OR DOUBLE DOSE: This locked automatic pill dispenser allows patients to take the correct medications at the correct time, significantly improving medication adherence. Its Bluetooth capabilities allows the patient or caregiver to setup the dispenser and review dosage records via a free iOS (iPhone) or Android app. No monthly fees.
  • IDEAL FOR: This dispenser is great for patients who want to live independently or are residing in an assisted living facility. It also benefits caregivers who want a solution that provides an easy and accurate way for their loved ones to remember their medications.
  • FEATURES: Key locked lid, up to 9 daily alarms with voice notification “It's time for your medications” and blinking lights, 2 months of battery life, low battery warning. Bluetooth enabled, use your smartphone to setup the dispenser and to review dosage records. The dispenser will always dispense at the set times, but due to the technical limitations of Bluetooth, the smartphone must be within 33 feet of the dispenser to take advantage of the app’s capabilities.
  • COMPLETE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT: Locked automatic pill dispenser with Bluetooth, 28-compartment medication tray, filling guides and 2 keys.
  • OUR PROMISE: Our direct line is enclosed with every order. In the unlikely event you experience any issue with your e-pill product, just call or email our team in Boston and we will make everything right. All our products come with a 30-day money back guarantee and a 1-year warranty.

This pill dispenser is one of the best choices for people with memory issues. It can be locked by a key.This preventsthe user from taking medications before the appropriate time. It comes with alarm system to notify the individual in a friendly voice that it is time to take their medication. The compartment also lights up when the proper time comes.

The machine has clearly marked where to press when the pills are ready to be removed. Moreover, you don’t need a caretaker’s constant attention because it can hold up to 28 days worth of pills. It is a perfect choice for patients who want to live independently or patients residing in an assisted living facility.

This pill organizer is AC powered with two months of battery backup. It also has a low battery warning.Moreover, it comes with a 30-day money back guarantee and a 1-year warranty for customer satisfaction.

Pros:

  • It has several compartments.
  • It is perfect for people with memory problems.
  • It has an alarm clock with lighting.
  • It comes with a key locked lid.
  • It comes with guarantee and warranty.

Cons: No such.

 

Why an automatic pill dispenser important for elderly?

An automatic pill dispenser is perfect for any senior who regularly takes medications.It is very difficult to remember the medication timings and types for every day, especially if you’re having some memory related conditions like Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Even if you are not facing any memory issues,an automatic pill dispenser can still help you to remember the time to take your daily medication, vitamins, on other supplements.

How do automatic pill dispensers function?

The first step of using an automatic pill dispenser is opening the unit and putting the required medicines into the compartments. One compartment for each day. The time for releasing the compartment can be programmed based on the pills that need to be taken on certain times of the day.

The exact programming method varies from device to device.Some have a circular panel and others have a pop up cup or tray. When it is time to take the medication, the unit will set off an auditory or visual alarm to indicate that it’s time.The unit or compartment will open and the right pills will pop into the cup, tray, or hand.

 

Conclusion

It is very important to keep a track of the medication or supplement regiment to prevent missing a dose or taking too much. Even if you are having a great memory,it is easy to forget something with everyday events on hand, especially if you are not feeling your best.

Health is always an investment. An automatic pill dispenser would it be a gift for your health. Buying the right automatic dispenser for elderly is difficult. This article contains several options of amazing automatic pill dispensers that are currently doing well in the market. Other relevant information is also given. We hope that you find this information regarding automatic pill dispenser useful. Thank you for reading till the end!

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