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Just One At A Time…

Mod to dispense only one pill, capsule, thing, etc.
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You know that safety seal under the cap on pill bottles that is on everything? If it were cut or scored precisely tailored for the contents you would get only one pill per shake. Instead of removing the entire seal a port would be left that allows one item to fall out. Could be a pre-cut opening with a sticky seal. Could be scored to allow punching out the right sized hole. I now use a sharp knife to cut a triangular opening with the rim as the base, just the right size for the item, but if it was a feature from the get-go lots of people could benefit. The vitamin guys should be interested.
minoradjustments, Feb 08 2022

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Not only not childproof but actively attractive to them. [DrBob, Feb 13 2022]


       The mod to the safety seal is almost free, does not require the manufacture of anything new, and does not use any new materials, processes, or training. In this case free is better, unless you can monetize a hole in the seal. Give it a try.
minoradjustments, Feb 08 2022

       Wish my standard issue levothyroxine med bottle had a similar feature.
RayfordSteele, Feb 08 2022

       3/8" x 1/8". Or for the imperial-impaired 0.009525 m x 0.003175 m.
RayfordSteele, Feb 08 2022

       See also: tic tac candy
Voice, Feb 08 2022

       I use the flap-top plastic cap along with the hole I custom-cut in the safety seal. I just find that tailoring the size and shape of the hole to the pill size works better than the flap top alone. The plastic flap top and its opening are sized for the bottle, not the pill, so the same size for big capsules, tablets or tiny low-dose aspirin gives varying results.
minoradjustments, Feb 13 2022


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