04223801 is referenced by 138 patents and cites 14 patents.

An automatic periodic pharmaceutical preparation dispenser, for alerting patients under medication when specific drugs are to be taken. The device provides orderly storage of a plurality of drugs to be taken in a given time period with a coding associated with each pill. The device further provides a timer having a signal device responsive thereto to indicate when a specific medicament is to be taken and at a predetermined time interval relative to previously administered drugs. In the several embodiments shown, the timer comprises a clock mechanism; a time chip totalizer; and a signal responsive paging device all of which are arranged to indicate when and which pharmaceutical preparation is to be taken.

Title
Automatic periodic drug dispensing system
Application Number
5/872496
Publication Number
4223801
Application Date
January 26, 1978
Publication Date
September 23, 1980
Inventor
Torsten S Carlson
1077 Wicke Ave., Des Plaines, 60018
IL, US
Agent
Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson
IPC
B65D 83/04
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