Patent Number: 7,823,819

Title: Pill crushing device and its associated method of operation

Abstract: A pill crushing device and its associated method of operation. The pill container is comprised of a container and a lid assembly that covers the container. A pill to be crushed is placed inside the container and is automatically crushed using the power of a battery operated motor. A pill is introduced into the container through its open top end. A lid assembly is provided that is selectively attached over the open top end of the container. The lid assembly includes a ram that extends into the open top end of the container when the lid assembly is attached to the container. A battery operated motor is also provided in the lid assembly for raising and lowering the ram within said container. By attaching the lid assembly to the container and lowering the ram into the container, a pill can be crushed within the confines of the container.

Inventors: Marshall; Joyce (Bensalem, PA)


International Classification: A01D 34/90 (20060101); A47J 42/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00