Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Chemical Science

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Commentary - Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Chemical Science (2023) Volume 7, Issue 2

Smart pills: The future of pharmaceutical technology.

Suiyi Gladia *

Department of Electronics, Information and Biomedical Engineering, Milan, Italy

*Corresponding Author:
Suiyi Gladia
Department of Electronics,
Information and Biomedical Engineering,
Milan, Italy

Received: 27-Mar-2023, Manuscript No. AAPCCS-23-94365; Editor assigned: 30-Mar-2023, PreQC No. AAPCCS-23-94365 (PQ); Reviewed: 13-Apr-2023, QC No. AAPCCS-23-94365; Revised: 17-Apr-2023, Manuscript No. AAPCCS-23-94365; Published: 24-Apr-2023, DOI:10.35841/aapccs-7.2.135

Citation: Gladia S. Smart pills: The future of pharmaceutical technology. J Pharm Chem Chem Sci 2022;7(2):136


The healthcare industry is constantly evolving with new innovations and technologies being introduced every day. One such technology that is gaining popularity and attention is smart pills. Smart pills, also known as digital pills or ingestible sensors, are pills that contain tiny sensors or microchips that can transmit data from your body to an external device. Hailed as the future of pharmaceutical technology, these pills could revolutionize the way we monitor and treat a wide variety of diseases.


Smart pills, Healthcare industry, Microchips.



Smart pills work by putting a small sensor or microchip inside a regular pill. After ingestion, the tablets pass through the digestive system and sensors or microchips can transmit data from the body to external devices. The data transmitted may include information such as tablet location, digestion rate, temperature, pH and certain physiological parameters such as other biometric data [1].

Application of smart pills

Smart pills have a wide range of applications in the healthcare industry. They can be used to monitor patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and gastrointestinal disorders. Sensors in pills provide doctors with real-time data on patient conditions, enabling faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment. Smart pills can also be used for drug delivery. A sensor in the pill monitors the effectiveness of the drug and adjusts the dosage accordingly to ensure that the patient is taking the optimal amount of drug for their particular condition. This can reduce side effects and improve treatment outcomes. Another potential application for smart pills is clinical trials. Sensors in pills provide researchers with real-time data on drug efficacy and side effects, enabling more accurate and efficient clinical trials. Smart pills have several advantages over traditional wellness methods. First and foremost, it enables more accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment. The real-time data provided by the pill's sensors helps doctors diagnose conditions more quickly and accurately, enabling earlier intervention and better treatment outcomes [2,3].

Smart pills also have the potential to reduce healthcare costs. Smart pills can help reduce the need for expensive diagnostic tests and hospital stays by providing doctors with more accurate data. It also helps reduce medication errors by providing doctors with real-time data on drug efficacy and reducing the need for trial-and-error dosing [4].

Like any new technology, Smart His Pill has its challenges. One of the biggest challenges is ensuring patient privacy and data security. The data transmitted by the sensors in tablets is so personal and confidential that strict security protocols must be put in place to prevent unauthorized access. Another challenge is the cost of smart pills. While the technology is still in its early stages, it can be expensive to manufacture and distribute, potentially limiting access to those who need it most [5].


Smart pills are a major breakthrough in pharmaceutical technology and have the potential to revolutionize how we monitor and treat a wide variety of diseases. While challenges such as data security and cost remain unsolved, the benefits of this technology are clear. As more research is done and the technology becomes more widely available, we can expect smart pills to play an increasingly important role in the healthcare industry



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