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Fast-Acting Printable Pills May be the Future of Drugs

By: Allison Love - Published: May 30, 2010 • References: news.discovery
The newest way to take your medicine may just be through these printable prescription pills. Apparently 99.9% of the ingredients in the prescription pills we take are completely useless and act as a filler.

Scientists are finding this incredibly annoying, so they're establishing a way to essentially print the pill's ingredients, as needed, on the outside of the pill. Discovery.com suggests that the printable prescription pills would be more effective: "Since the active ingredients are on the outside of the pill, the active ingredients will act more quickly." Who knew?