5 best medication and pill reminder apps for Android


Medications are important for staying healthy and it is even more important to take them on time. This is something we all strive to do but can end up forgetting, especially the ones with not-so-simple schedules. This is where medication and pill reminder apps come into the picture. These apps make it a lot easier and more convenient to remember what pill to take and when.

Some of these apps go beyond pill reminders and help you track various aspects of your health. In this article, we will talk about the 5 best medication and pill reminder apps for Android that you can try.

Medisafe Pill & Med Reminder

Medisafe Pill & Med Reminder app lets you add medication details and receive reminders accordingly. There is support for creating multiple user profiles which can be helpful in setting reminders for children and the elderly. One interesting feature of the app is called Medfriend. It lets users sync their profile with someone else’s. It then alerts that user if you happen to miss your medications. It further provides the facility of refill reminders and doctor appointment management.

It has support for complex dose schedules which can be hard to remember on their own. A user can use it to share daily, weekly, and monthly logs with the doctor. It is capable of tracking health measurements for various conditions like diabetes, hypertension, cancer, anxiety, HIV, depression, and leukemia.

MyTherapy Pill Reminder

MyTherapy claims to be the single destination for your medication tracking, mood tracking, and health journal needs. It supports a wide range of pills and schedules for easier tracking. There is a logbook for data on skipped and taken meds.

Users can add trusted contacts who will receive an alert whenever a medication is missed. The health journal can be used to track how your mood was, what meds you took, doses, measurements, and activities for each day. This journal can be shared with doctors and that too in printed form. It also offers personalized tips for one’s treatment.

Lady Pill Reminder

Lady Pill Reminder is an app dedicated to birth control pills. The way it works is pretty straightforward forward where the user needs to enter the type of birth control pill she is taking. This includes mentioning the number of pills in the packet and the time you usually take them.

It will then start sending alerts whenever it is time to take the next pill. It also shows the status of the current pill packet. It automatically disables notifications for days when you do not need to take the pill. Similarly, it will alert you when it is time to buy a new packet.

Mango Health

Mango Health is an app that gives you incentives for tracking your medications as well as for following them regularly. It supports creating schedules and setting reminders for pills, blood pressure and glucose measurements, water drinking, and other healthy habits.

The app makes users aware of possible side effects and potentially dangerous drug interactions for each added medication. It gives users points for taking their medicines correctly which can then be redeemed for various rewards. And yes, it has pill refill reminder support as well.


CareClinic is another app that goes beyond simple medication reminders. It offers support for tracking symptoms, mood, habits, and pain. It makes it a lot more convenient to track various aspects of your body including nutrition, physical activities, daily vitals, sleep, stool, blood pressure, and sugar levels.

It lets users set reminders for doctor appointments and immunization reminders for follow-up shots. It has a comprehensive database of drugs and supplements that will help you find what you are looking for. Its in-built health diary provides you with an overview of what you did or did not on a particular day.

Ajit Singh
Ajit is a freelance tech reporter who loves everything tech but has a soft corner for Android. He started his stint in tech journalism in 2015 and has previously worked with publications like Digit India and Android Headlines. You can also find his work on MySmartPrice.

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