[sasi] Fw: [announce] markey press release On H.R. 4087, Accessible Prescription Drug Labeling Promotion Act
nanrosen at me.com
Tue Feb 28 22:07:39 EST 2012
Rita, thank you for posting this. It is about time!
Looking at the size of my pill bottles, I am not sure how all
important information can be made accessible. Just printing the name
of the medication in big bold print will help, or putting the name in
braille. The medication should also come with a fact sheet that
would include the rest of the information from the bottle in a format
the patient can read.
Another help would be to ensure that all pills do not look and feel
alike. The colors should be bold and distinct for each medication.
The shape of pills can be made so they are tactile. I think
pharmacists are starting to do this. One of my pills is now oval.
Another medication that was pink, then white, is now yellow with a
I am deaf-blind with vey low vision.
nanrosen at mac.com
On Feb 28, 2012, at 6:29 PM, Rita Kersh wrote:
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