Web MD Pill Identification Tool
Having trouble identifying your pills? Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug.
Web MD pill finder will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.
Some commonly prescribed examples
|Drug Interaction Checker
and other interactive tools are available for you to print out and ask your doctor.
Ask your pharmacist when you have questions or concerns.
|Simply by tipping the Provale® Cup in a normal drinking motion, 5 or 10 cc of liquid is delivered.
By returning the cup to its upright position, the chamber is refilled and ready to deliver another 5 or 10 cc. This
adapted drinking cup encourages normal drinking habits and small swallows. With each drinking action, the cup
dispenses fixed amount (5 cc or 10 cc, depending on cup model) of liquid that many dysphagia sufferers may be able
to safely consume.
The Provale Cup consists of 3 parts: the inner cup, the mid cup and the outer cup. The design of inner cup lid
provides very good nose clearance which allows the user to keep their chin in a proper position to make a good
swallow. The transparent outer cup allows monitoring of liquid level. The cup is easy to assemble and disassemble for
cleaning and is dishwasher safe.
Two handles are included with the Provale Cup. Choose how many handles are to be attached. The cup can be used
with no handles, one handle or two handles. Once the handles are attached, they cannot be removed from the cup.
The Provale Cup is a non-returnable hygiene item.
Provale Cup Features:
Delivers a fixed delivery amount of liquid with every normal drinking motion.
Sucking on the drinking spout will not result in additional fluid being dispensed.
Allows good nose clearance to minimize head tilt and encourages proper chin position during swallowing.
Optional one or two easy-grip-handle or no-handle design.
(The handles snap in place for security and are not to be detached after assembled.)
Encourages normal drinking motion and patient compliance to drink small swallows.
Easy to assemble and easy-to-clean, no valves or tubes to clean. Dishwasher-safe.
Provale Cup Specifications:
Choose size: Blue 5cc (1 teaspoon) or Brown 10cc (2 teaspoon) liquid delivery.
Color: transparent outer cup.
Made in: USA.
Note: NOT for use with thickened liquids. Provale Cup is for thin liquids only.
|The Dysphagia Cup - Almond is for people who have problems swallowing or dysphagia. The shape of the
opening of the mouth of the cup allows the user to keep their chin tucked while drinking.
The special design of this Dysphagia Cup design directs the liquid to the center of the mouth, which helps to
prevent liquid from escaping at the lips. The large oval shape also provides nose clearance for the drinker to
empty the cup without tilting their head back. This drinking aid cup also has a weighted base to help to slow
Dysphagia Cup - Almond Features:
Allows user to keep their chin tucked when drinking.
Weighted base slows tremors.
Dysphagia Cup Specifications:
Cleaning: Dishwasher safe.
Item weighs: 2 lbs.
Capacity: 8 oz.
|Keep copy of medications,
schedule, insurance cards,
identification with birthdate,
Doctor's name and phone number,
emergency contact phone numbers,
extra set of house and car keys.
Put it one in THE GRABBAG.
Put one in the "vial of Life "baggie and
place in your refrigerator door.
Put one in your "Doorganizer"
Hang on your bedroom or front door.
Everything will be together.
You will save precious minutes.
Especially if emergency personel ,
a neighbor, friend or family
member is assisting you on
If you are caring for a family member,
and the pills are on a plate or in a cup, and
you do not know which is which and are concerned,
look up photos available at the
Pill Identification Tool and
Call the pharmacist with any questions.
Pictures of your pills make them easy to identify.
Links to Drugs.com. Web MD Medline Plus and Healthline are below.
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|Medical ALERT Tag
Regular 1" wide x 2" tall
Mini 7/8" wide and 1 1/2" tall
|Tough getting her to swallow those pills? Try one of these specially designed cups.
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Fashionable Medical Identification Jewelry
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Lauren's Hope is a very special line of jewelry. We offer fashionable medical identification jewelry
that everyone can feel good about wearing. We really try to offer a style that will appeal to everyone.
No one should be embarrassed by their medical identification bracelets. Lauren's Hope tries to find
acceptable alternatives that combine safety with style. We proudly offer custom medical alert jewelry
and several alternatives to bracelets, such as dog tags and guitar pick necklaces. We even have
special medical ID jewelry for children. Please take a moment to explore our site.
We have articles that will explain more about the many styles we offer and why they are unique. Of
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|Allows for dribble-free drinking while lying down. $3.95
The Flo-Trol Convalescent Feeding Cup allows dribble-free drinking without the
need for the person to sit up or raise the head. Merely placing a finger over the vent hole in feeding
cup controls the amount of liquid coming through the mouthpiece. This aid to daily living reduces the
amount of liquid accidentally spilled.
Dishwasher & autoclave safe.
Graduated at 4, 6 and 8 oz. levels.
Opening in mouthpiece is large enough for a straw .
Capacity: 8 ounces.
|Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information from Medline Plus
|Create your own medication chart to clearly show what times you should take each of your
medications or supplements, and how much to take.
|MedCenter 31 Day Pill Organizer w/ Alarm
and Talking Clock
The MedCenter holds 31 separate pill boxes that can
be removed and carried with you.
Each easy-open box is labeled with the day of the
month and has four sections for morning, noon,
evening and bedtime doses.
Four-alarm reminder clock means you'll never miss a
Requires 2 AA batteries.
10"L x 8"W x 7 1/4"H.
|The Granny Jo Dignity Mug is a unique ceramic mug with
two extra-large handles intended for those who no longer have the
strength or dexterity to hold a mug with one hand.
The design of the Granny Jo Dignity Mug permits multiple grip options -
the user can either grasp the outside of both handles, slide their fingers through the
wide openings, or grip the body of the mug directly. The multiple grip options allow
for increased stability and control by the drinker, improving their ability to maintain
independence and personal dignity while drinking.
Holds 8 ounces.
Microwave and dishwasher safe.
|Metal Pill Crusher by Graham-Field features
chrome-plated zinc with aluminum and stainless steel
fillings. Heavy-duty corrosion-resistant,
die cast crusher. $118.00
Personal Care Attendant
The Art of Finding,
Keeping, or Being One
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|Oralflo Pill Cup $14.95
Designed to help people with swallowing difficulties swallow pills and medication.
For some people, swallowing pills or tablets can be a real challenge. Gagging,
coughing, and sometimes vomiting are among the usual end-result for those
individuals who just can’t simply take their medicines down to their stomach.
This Oralflo Pill Swallowing Cup offers a stress-free way for you to use your
natural swallowing reflex in ingesting medication and vitamins. It eliminates
splitting and crushing of pill especially time release or coated medications. The
pill swallowing cup accepts pills of all sizes and works well in both children from 4
years old and adults. Through this efficient pill swallowing cup, you also avoid
wasting spilt medicines and instead get the most out of your pill or vitamins
Set of 2 $11.99
|Pill Popper $5.99
Open individually wrapped
Stubborn blister packs
are no match for this pill popper.
Simply place blister pack on the
safety cutter, press on the
handle and access your pill in a
It’s so easy, you can pop a
whole pack at once for storage
in your own container.
Perfect for those with arthritis,
carpal tunnel or weak hands.
No more hand strain or lost pills.
Compact for home, travel, purse
or pocket. 5” x 1”x 1/2”.