Designs for the Better World

What was this pill for again?

organ shaped pills

pill container telling how often you should take

It would be helpful if a pill was shaped for what part of the body it’s for. Also, the container could tell more user-friendly information like how often I should take what pill for how many days, etc. (at least in Japan).

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7 responses

  1. lisaheidrich

    COOL Idea!!
    being a Registered Nurse I LOVE this idea!
    Thanks for sharing–it sure would eliminate people taking the wrong pills at the wrong times for the wrong things!

    March 4, 2008 at 4:10 am

  2. mac_fun

    Thank you, Lisa. I was a little nervous if this idea was really helpful and useful.

    March 4, 2008 at 12:30 pm

  3. akeorlando

    That’s a cute idea. I’m not at the point in my life where I need to take an exuberant amount of pills, but I’m sure this would be helpful!

    March 4, 2008 at 6:09 pm

  4. tdljld

    That does seem like a good idea, the only problem I can see is if the little lungs and kidney broke apart or if they were too small for people with bad vision to see what they look like. Also, think how great that would be for blind people!

    March 4, 2008 at 8:20 pm

  5. mac_fun

    Thanks for your comments, akeorlando and tdljld. Yeah, the shapes should not make the pills fragile.

    March 4, 2008 at 10:09 pm

  6. Very clever idea, I might even encourage people because they would remember why they are taking the pills.

    March 6, 2008 at 4:25 am

  7. Asansör

    April 12, 2021 at 5:09 am

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