What Are Blister Packs?

Question: What are Medication Blister Packs?

Answer: The easiest, most efficient, and economical way to administer the right medication at the right time.

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Question: So, what exactly is a Medication Blister Pack?

Answer: A Medication Blister Pack is a card that packages doses of medication within small, clear, or light-resistant amber-colored plastic bubbles (or blisters). Each pack is secured by a strong, paper-backed foil that protects the pills until dispensed. When it’s time to take a dose of medication, the caregiver or patient simply pushes a blister of pills through the foil backing to distribute an accurate dose effortlessly.

Question: What are the advantages of using Medication Blister Packs?

Answer: Three words: compliance, convenience, and efficiency. Medication Blister Packs ensure that the right medication dose is given at the right time in the most efficient way. Drug Package’s blister packs are compatible with SynMed® Systems’ automated dispensing system, expediting your prescription filling time, and can be custom branded with your pharmacy information. Plus, our blister packs are designed to fit easily in LTC medication carts for trouble-free retrieval.

Question: How are Medication Blister Pack doses organized?

Answer: Medication Blister Packs can be organized both by day and time of day, such as morning/noon/evening/bedtime. Drug Package offers a range of single-dose and multi-dose options, including our popular 28-count size, ideal for Long-Term Care use, and our 31-count with extra-large blisters to hold a wider variety of pill sizes.

Question: How is the foil backing on each Medication Blister Pack sealed?

Answer: Medication Blister Packs are either cold-sealed or heat-sealed. Drug Package specializes in both one-piece and two-piece Cold Seal and Heat Seal options. Cold sealing can quickly be secured by hand or with cold sealing equipment. We also carry two styles of heat sealers, the MAXX™ Press and SafeSeal Rx™.

Question: Are Medication Blister Packs called by other names?

Answer: Yes. You may find Medication Blister Packs also referred to as:

  • Medication Blister Cards

  • Blister Packs

  • Pill Cards [Shop Now]

  • Bubble Packs

  • Medication Bingo Cards

Rest assured, at Drug Package, we speak the language of medication packaging. We’re here to help you, regardless of what you call these easy-to-use medication cards.

Question: How does Drug Package know so much about Medication Blister Packs?

Answer: We’ve been supplying pharmacies with medication blister packaging for over 40 years! In fact, we lead the market in designing and manufacturing high-quality, economical, and secure single-dose and multi-dose Medication Blister Packs. If you’ve got questions, we’re here to help.

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