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New prescription drugs caps provide reminder to take medication

For anyone who takes  prescription drugs at a certain time of the day, there is a new way of remembering.   All Tops Pharmacies have introduced the Rx Timer Cap. 

WBFO'S Eileen Buckley traveled to a Tops store to learn more about the new prescription bottles for consumers.

The new prescription bottles contain a built-in-LCD timer.

It fits a patients standard vial of medication...
Heidi Polek is manager of pharmacy operations at Tops.  For some patients its very risky if they fail to take a drug on-time.

Initially a customer will receive the cap for free, but would need to buy additional timer caps.

Polek said she tested the vials and found them very reliable, but if a customer experiences trouble with the timer, the store will replace them.

Tops says it is the only pharmacy in the state to offer the new timer caps.