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Posted: 01/10/21 02:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

A swath of 2" of the softest foam seemed to eliminate buzzing vibration that acts as a skin damaging agent on hard pills. Cut slots in the foam then jam the pill bottles inside. Playing around with the depth and length of the slot cuts will allow any size pill bottle to fit.

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Good idea!


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Posted: 01/10/21 08:31pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We traveled for 7yrs all over the USA with pills in their perspective bottles and never noticed any 'skin damaging' on the pills

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I carry my daily meds in a day sack because I forget to take them sometimes, so I have them with me in case I forget them. I never had any problem carrying them or them bouncing around. However I carry my lorazepam in my vest pocket which I take only if needed. They are somewhat soft and crumble when bounced around. I stopped it by putting cotton balls in the bottle so they didn't bounce around. They start to dissolve as soon as I put one in my mouth. Mex may have an issue with some meds that are fragile.

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I found a hundred dollars worth of AMLODIPINE reduced to powder in my camper.

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The inside of my amlodipine bottle gets a little dusty inside, but haven't had it disintegrate into powder or break down like the lorazepam. I'll start carrying a smaller quantity and stuff a couple cotton balls in the bottle. If it is a any help to you mine is 10 mg and made by Lupin Pharmaceutical. It is a small round white tablet with an L on one side and 32 on the other side. Purchased from CVS Caremark.

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The pill / capsule manufactures (not all) typically stuff cotton in the bottles to help the product from being damaged during transport. Seems like a cheap and easy solution.


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Come up with a snazzy name like RV MedSafe, make 'em cheap south of the border, then head up to Quartzite and sell 'em to all the full-timing baby boomers for $9.95.


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Shouldn't this thread be in DIY -- it's sort of a mod, after all! [emoticon]

Seriously, this is a good idea -- pills in an RV get badly shaken and are often chipped.


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