Global Patent Index - EP 1075831 A1

EP 1075831 A1 2001-02-14 - Medication dispensing system

Title (en)

Medication dispensing system

Title (de)

Abgabevorrichtung für Medikamente

Title (fr)

Appareil de distribution de médicaments

Publication

EP 1075831 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99306383 A

Priority

EP 99306383 A

Abstract (en)

A medication dispensing system comprising an on-site medication dispensing unit and a central monitoring facility. The on-site medication dispensing unit holds medication in a plurality of canisters which it selects from according to an entered and stored prescription regimen and then notifies the patient by an audible or other sensory signal. If the patient presses a button within a prescribed time, the unit dispenses the selected canisters. If the patient does not press the button within the prescribed time, or if the unit detects a failure to dispense the selected canister, the unit makes the canister inaccessible and contacts a predetermined list of caregivers and then a central monitoring facility. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61J 7/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61J 7/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61J 7/0481 (2013.01); A61J 7/0418 (2015.05); A61J 7/0427 (2015.05)

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EP 1075831 A1 20010214; EP 1075831 B1 20041027; AT 280566 T 20041115; DE 69921468 D1 20041202; DE 69921468 T2 20050303

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