Photo: Forbes Pills with microchips will be administered only with the consent of the patients
The drug Abilify take 7 million Americans.
The administration on control over foodstuff and medicines of the USA for the first time in history issued a permit for the sale of drugs, which is a tablet with an embedded microchip, writes the Financial Times.
The chip is built into the drug Abilify Japanese company Otsuka, which is used for the treatment of various psychoses and prescribed for schizophrenia. In the USA this medicine take 7 million people.
After swallowing the pill, the chip will send the information to the mobile device of the patient and automatically send it to your doctor. This will avoid a situation where patients do not adhere to the prescribed regime of medication, which is one of the most urgent problems of modern medicine, especially when treating chronic diseases .
It is alleged that the pills with microchips will be administered only with the consent of the patients.
As the head of the division of Otsuka in North America, Kabir Nath, innovative tablet yet will be produced in limited quantities to determine demand. However, he was unable to clarify how the drug chip will be more expensive than conventional drugs.