Setting reminders for a non-daily/weekly medication (e.g. 3 days)

Medications taken regularly, but not daily or weekly, are often the easiest to forget to take.

If you need helping remembering to take a med every 3 days, or 2 weeks, you can set a reminder on the CareZone calendar.


iOS instructions

To set reminders for every ___ days:

  1. Go to the Calendar module.
  2. Tap the "+" button in the upper right to add a new event.
  3. Add a title (e.g. Take Medication).
  4. Select the date and time for when you're supposed to take the medication next.
  5. Scroll and tap alert to choose a reminder time (e.g. 1 hour before).
  6. Scroll and tap repeat and then select Daily.
  7. Tap repeat every and select how often you'd like to be reminded, e.g. every 3 days.

    Make sure that notifications are turned on. If they are not, you'll see red text in the calendar event info view that says "Psst! We can't alert you. Turn on notifications." Tap on this text to enable notifications.
  8. Tap Save in the upper right corner.

To set reminders for every ___ weeks.

  1. Go to the Calendar module.
  2. Tap the "+" button in the upper right to add a new event.
  3. Add a title (e.g. Take Medication).
  4. Select the date and time for when you're supposed to take the medication next.
  5. Scroll and tap alert to choose a reminder time (e.g. 1 hour before).
  6. Scroll and tap repeat and then select Weekly.
  7. Tap repeat every and select how often you'd like to be reminded, e.g. every 6 weeks.

    Make sure that notifications are turned on. If they are not, you'll see red text in the calendar event info view that says "Psst! We can't alert you. Turn on notifications." Tap on this text to enable notifications.
  8. Tap Save in the upper right corner.

You can also follow the same directions to set monthly reminders—just tap " Repeat Monthly". 


Android instructions

To set reminders for every ___ days:

  1. Go to the Calendar module.
  2. Tap the date you’re supposed to take the medication next.
  3. Tap the time you’re supposed to take the medication next.
  4. Tap +New Event that appears at the time you selected.
  5. Add a title (e.g. Take Medication).
  6. Scroll and tap One-time event under "Repetition". 
  7. Tap the OFF button in the upper right corner so it changes to ON.
  8. Tap REPEAT WEEKLY to change to REPEAT DAILY.
  9. Tap 1 to change how often you'd like to be reminded.  E.g. if you want to be reminded every other day, tap Every 2 days
  10. Tap Done.
  11. Scroll and tap under ALERTS to choose a time to be reminded (e.g. 1 hour before).

    Make sure that notifications are turned on. If they are not, you'll see red text in the calendar event info view that says "Psst! We can't alert you. Turn on notifications." Tap on this text to enable notifications.
  12. Tap the checkmark in the upper right to save.

To set reminders for every ___ weeks:

  1. Go to the Calendar module.
  2. Tap the date you’re supposed to take the medication next.
  3. Tap the time you’re supposed to take the medication next.
  4. Tap +New Event that appears at the time you selected.
  5. Add a title (e.g. Take Medication).
  6. Scroll and tap One-time event under "Repetition". 
  7. Tap the OFF button in the upper right corner so it changes to ON.
  8. Tap REPEAT WEEKLY to change the repetition.
  9. Tap 1 to change how often you'd like to be reminded.  E.g. if you want to be reminded every other week, tap REPEAT WEEKLY, then tap 2 WEEKS.
  10. Tap Done.
  11. Scroll and tap under ALERTS to choose a time to be reminded (e.g. 1 hour before).

    Make sure that notifications are turned on. If they are not, you'll see red text in the calendar event info view that says "Psst! We can't alert you. Turn on notifications." Tap on this text to enable notifications.
  12. Tap the checkmark in the upper right to save.

You can also follow the same directions to set monthly reminders—just tap " REPEAT WEEKLY". 

If you're stuck, send an email to  support@carezone.com and we'll help you out!

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