Experts raise eyebrows at digital pill to monitor patients with schizophrenia (page 2)

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first digital pill for the US which tracks if patients have taken their medication. The pill called Abilify MyCite, is fitted with a tiny ingestible sensor that communicates with a patch worn by the patient ó the patch then transmits medication data to a smartphone app which the patient can voluntarily upload to a database for their doctor and other authorized persons to see. Abilify is a drug that treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and is an add-on treatment for depression. The Abilify MyCite features a sensor the size of a grain of sand made of silicon, copper, and magnesium. An electrical signal is activated by the sensor when it comes into contact with stomach acid ó the sensor... Continue reading…

Experts raise eyebrows at digital pill to monitor patients with schizophrenia

Pill reports when itís ingested in patients who may have delusions of being spied on.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Arstechnica

FDA approves smart pill that lets doctors know when it's been swallowed

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the US to come with a digital ingestion tracking system. The pill is embedded with a tiny sensor about the size of a grain of ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Techspot

US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine....

Tue 14 Nov 17 from AP

FDA approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from FOXNews

The FDA has approved the first digital pill

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first digital pill for the US which tracks if patients have taken their medication. The pill called Abilify MyCite, is fitted with ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from The Verge

FDA approves 'trackable' pill

The schizophrenia tablets have an embedded sensor that tells doctors whether the patient has taken them.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from BBC Technology

U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Reuters

FDA approves first digital ingestion tracking system med

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from AP

Gov't approves first-ever med with digital tracking system, Tue 14 Nov 17 from AP

FDA approves first digital drug to track if you take your meds - CNET

The digital ingestion tracking system is the first to be approved in the United States. Say ahh.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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