Medication Reminders through Alarms using Fingerprint Sensors and IFTTT Application

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T. Venkat Narayana Rao
Awaru Vaishnavi

Abstract

In today’s world most of the people are suffering from some or the other illness. Everyone is so busy with their lives that they forget taking medicines on time. They had to take the respective medicine time to time but ends up not taking it properly on time which may lead to dementia, means forgetting things of their daily routine (short time memory loss). Most importantly old people who cannot remember to take medicines leads to high illness which is not advisable, sometimes even the caretaker couldn’t remember to make the patient to take medicines. So, the suggested model for this issue is a medication box that would insist the patient or caretaker around to take the medicines without failure. It is an alarm based device that helps in reminding patients about their medication. The uses of Internet of Things (IoT) applications make diagnosis easier and convenient for the patients. This device helps in maintaining one-time medication to the patients, and helps increasing the life expectancy.

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