Pharmacists’ advice
on the box…

Piktocare provides pharmaceutical label stickers, specially designed and validated to communicate information about the correct use of medicines, in an easy, fast and broad way for pharmacists and a simple, attractive and effective way for patients.

What's the story?

Pharmacists’ advice
on the box…

Piktocare provides pharmaceutical label stickers, specially designed and validated to communicate information about the correct use of medicines, in an easy, fast and broad way for pharmacists and a simple, attractive and effective way for patients.

INNOVATIVE MEDICINES’ LABELING SERVICE

Pictograms solution for pharmaceutical care

Our innovative medicines’ labeling service offered to pharmacies, consists of (a) sets of colorful pharmaceutical label stickers – pictograms, (b) pop-up prompt computer software for individual drug labeling and instructions and (c) labeling database updates based on drugs’ active substances  and their form most important properties.

Who benefits?

INNOVATIVE MEDICINES’ LABELING SERVICE

Pictograms solution for pharmaceutical care

Our innovative medicines’ labeling service offered to pharmacies, consists of (a) sets of colorful pharmaceutical label stickers – pictograms, (b) pop-up prompt computer software for individual drug labeling and instructions and (c) labeling database updates based on drugs’ active substances  and their form most important properties.

Facilitating pharmacists to improve pharmacotherapy

Τhanks to many years of pictograms’ research, literature reviews and scientific studies, patients receive and hold short, clear and reliable information about action, reception, precaution, interaction and support, while pharmacists contribute broadly in increasing proper use of medicines, improve pharmacotherapy and enhance their role as an effective patient awareness, education & communication channel.

ACTION

RECEPTION

PRECAUTION

SUPPORT

The Piktocare story

Up to 50% of medicines prescribed for long term conditions are taken wrong. Low adherence rates are problematic in most chronic diseases. European population is ageing rapidly. This is the situation that Piktocare was created to face by enhancing the knowledge of patients on their drug treatment, preventing / detecting / resolving pharmacotherapeutic issues and improving patients’ standard of living.

2004

Idea of pictograms’ medicines labeling. Development of the concept. Start of the research.

2011

Market demand research. International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) cooperation.

2013

The first pilot in pharmacies

2014

Obtaining registered design rights. Royal Pharmaceutical Society (UK) support and recognition.

2015

Establishment of Piktorex company. Private and public funding.

2016

Validation studies in pharmacies.

2017

Usability research in pharmacies. Service introduction in Poland.

2018

Piktorex business development partnership with GET2WORK.

2019

Service introduction in Greece.

Benefits

Piktocare is based on scientifically validated colorful pharmaceutical labels (pictograms), individual drug labeling system meeting requirements of EU Medical Device Directives and study results:
90% patient satisfaction, 23% adherence improvement, 16% increased number of visits to pharmacy

  • Ensures the professional and scientific qualification of pharmacists
  • Introduces innovative customer experience by modernizing dispensing practices
  • Enhances patient communication, engagement and trust
  • Supports reliable information flow through pharmacy’s full staff
  • Increases customer satisfaction and loyalty on pharmacy

Patients upon request receive on the medicines’ boxes short, clear and effective information on pictogram format  (colorful label stickers) regarding their drug treatment, such as:

  • proper use of medicine
  • efficient storage
  • important precautions
  • serious interactions with other ingredients, drinks or food
  • key information about taking the medicine

By following pictograms’ instructions, reminders and alerts patients reduce potential misuse of the medicine, enhance the effectiveness of their given pharmacotherapy and increase their prevention against harmful health effects.  

  • Effectively supports patients on their pharmacotherapy management
  • Improves drug treatment adherence of patients
  • Enhances medicines’ safety
  • Boosts efficient patient awareness, education and communication through pharmacies
  • Provides added value and extended user experience to patients in drug treatment

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Our mission and vision

Promote pharmaceutical care at the highest level and take care of every single patient in the process of drug treatment.

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