AliveCor Heart Monitor Approved for OTC Status
AliveCor, Inc. announced that the FDA has granted over-the-counter (OTC) clearance to the AliveCor Heart Monitor. A mobile single-channel electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder, the AliveCor Heart Monitor is used to detect, monitor, and analyze irregular heart rhythms.
The AliveCor Heart Monitor records, displays, stores, and transfers ECG rhythms via a wireless Internet connection and the free AliveECG app for iPhone and Andoid smartphones. This information is stored online and can be shared with the patient's physician.
Previously, the AliveCor Heart Monitor single-channel electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder was available only by prescription. Shipments of the device will begin in March and pre-orders are now being accepted.
For more information call (855) 338-8800 or visit AliveCor.com.