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Linear Dispensing Unit (LDU)

Automatically dispense and label medication with the Linear Dispensing Unit

The Tension Linear Dispensing Unit (LDU) unit of use prescription dispensing machine enables you to reduce costs and optimize your pharmacy. With this pharmacy dispensing unit, you can dispense and label more medications faster, in less space, and with fewer resources. The LDU increases output and decreases cost per script. It can also:


  • Dispense label and verify irregularly shaped medications
  • Increase accuracy with multi-stage verification
  • Enhance workflow to expand throughput
  • Use a tote conveyor system to move prescriptions from the LDU
    to packing stations
  • Load and replenish quickly and easily


Exclusive to Tension, the Linear Dispensing Unit (LDU) prescription dispensing machine is the first of its kind in pharmacy automation systems.


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Tension’s innovative LDU is the first of its kind in pharmacy automation systems.

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Pharmacy Automation Software Solutions

Provides a seamless transition for pharmacy products on the move.

This software system manages the back-end processing of prescription and non-prescription items for orders delivered from a front-end environment. Tension WorkFlow Software (WFS) accepts order requests that have been fully confirmed, ready for processing. Then, it facilitates the prescription through dispensing, pharmacist verification (PV), packaging and manifesting.