5 of the best pill reminder apps

Make sure you never miss a day of your all-important medication with these handy reminder apps for your phone

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by Bryony Firth-bernard |

Whether it’s supplements or more serious medication, making sure you take your pills on time is vital for your health.

While there are lots of different items out there to try and help you remember to take your pills, one of the easiest and most convenient ways to stop yourself from forgetting is by using a medication app. These pill reminder apps are available for Android and iPhone and, as well as reminding you to take your medication, some will even tell you when your next prescription is due and will even let family members know when you’ve taken it.

We’ve rounded up the best free pill reminder apps available for you to download now so you’ll (hopefully) never miss your daily dosage again.

Medisafe

Medisafe

This award-winning app has been ranked the number 1 medication app by pharmacists. As well as daily reminders for your meds, this user-friendly app will also remind you when you’re due a refill, have missed medication and drug interaction warnings. It also has a ‘Medfriend’ function, which allows you to share your medication information with friends and family, which can even let them know when you’ve taken or missed your dose.

Available for: Android & iPhone

Take Your Pills

Take Your Pills

Whether you’re taking a one-off medication or need repeat reminders on specific days, this is the app for you. Take Your Pill is suitable for tracking lots of types of medication, from vitamins to antibiotics, depression, anxiety, diabetes and even hayfever. You can set alarm reminders for the days you need to take your medication, while the logbook helps you keep track of your pill history. There’s even an overdose warning alarm for those days when you may find yourself feeling more forgetful than usual and the multiple medicine organiser profiles allow your family members to have peace of mind for when you’ve taken your pills.

Available for: Android

MyTherapy

MyTherapy

This award-winning app is a pill tracker, mood tracker and health journal all in one and ideal for those with diabetes, anxiety, depression, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and much more. As well being able to schedule your daily pill reminders, this app lets you keep track of how you’re feeling, so you can stay on top of your mental health. The health journals is great for logging medication doses, measurements and daily activities too, which you can then print off and share with your doctor.

Available for: Android & iPhone

Medication Reminder

Medication Reminder

If you simply want an app that reminds you when to take your pills without all the extra frills, give this one a go; it’s simple, straight forward and lets you manage up to 10 different medications at a time. You can even add in pill reminders for your other family members and pets too.

Available for: iPhone &**** Android

Pill Reminder All in One

Pill Reminder All in One

Not only can you set reminders for your medication and refills on this app, but you can also set medical reminder appointments and even email reports about your progress straight to your doctor. You can either get the free version, which lets you add an unlimited amount of medication but only set two alarms a day, or purchase the full version for just £1.99 and set as many as you like.

Available for: iPhone

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