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U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

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(Reuters) – U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology.The medicine is a version of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltds established drug Abilify for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, containing a tracking device developed by Proteus Digital Health.

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