FDA approves Abilify MyCite, a drug that digitally tracks when it’s ingested

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Takeaway

  • The FDA has approved the first-ever pill that digitally tracks when a patient takes it.
  • The pill, aripiprazole (Abilify MyCite), has an embedded sensor (Proteus Digital Health) that sends a message to a skin patch upon ingestion; the patch relays the information to the user’s ...