The Scratch-off Label can support adherence to therapy in a very simple way. The intake of medication can be indicated by simply scratching the covered area. The label can thus help patients remember when and if they took their medication.
Adherence to therapy (compliance) when treating with medicinal products is important and a basic requirement for successful healing. However, only about half of the patients who leave a doctor's office with a prescription take the medicine as directed. Among the many reasons given for non-compliance with drug treatment, the most common is forgetfulness.