The Effect of Medication Reminder Technology on Medication Adherence and Hypertension Outcomes

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2013 by Purdue University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alan Zillich Lab, Purdue University Identifier:
First received: December 18, 2012
Last updated: June 12, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

This study to evaluates how a med reminder affects the patient's ability to take medications as prescribed

Condition Intervention
Medication Adherence
Blood Pressure
Device: Medication reminder

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: The Effect of Medication Reminder Technology on Medication Adherence and Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Purdue University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • self-reported medication adherence using the Morisky 8-Item Medication Adherence Scale(MMAS-8) tool [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • systolic blood pressure in mmHg using a valid automated device [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 240
Study Start Date: June 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: medication reminder
medication reminder
Device: Medication reminder
Medication reminder
Placebo Comparator: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • poor medication adherence
  • high blood pressure

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01755312

Contact: Alan Zilllich, PharmD 317-613-2315 ext 320

United States, Indiana
Purdue University Recruiting
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 47906
Contact: Alan Zillich, PharmD    317-613-2315 ext 320   
Principal Investigator: Alan Zillich, PharmD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Purdue University
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Alan Zillich Lab, Associate Professor Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University Identifier: NCT01755312     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2r44ago39178-02 (1208012596)
Study First Received: December 18, 2012
Last Updated: June 12, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on July 29, 2015