How do I make a list of my medications?

How do I make a list of my medications?


  1. Create a list of all medications you are taking.
  2. The list should include the name of the medication, the dose, and the number of times a day you have to take it.
  3. Include information about how to take the medication (with or without food, as a pill, as a shot).
  4. Include information about any allergies.

What are the 4 forms of medications?

Types of medicines

  • Liquid. The active part of the medicine is combined with a liquid to make it easier to take or better absorbed.
  • Tablet. The active ingredient is combined with another substance and pressed into a round or oval solid shape.
  • Capsules.
  • Topical medicines.
  • Suppositories.
  • Drops.
  • Inhalers.
  • Injections.

What are the forms of medicines?

10 Forms of Medication Besides Pills

  • Add-Water Powder. Many busy individuals purchase their favorite variety of lemonade, herbal tea, or sports drink as a powder that they can add to water as they desire to control the concentration.
  • Injection.
  • Liquid.
  • Lip Balm.
  • Lollipops and Lozenges.
  • Orifice Drops.
  • Orifice Spray.
  • Suppository.

Is there an app for listing medications?

Price: The standard Medisafe app is free for iOS and Android. The premium iOS app is available for $4.99 a month or $39.99 a year. The premium Android app is available for $2.99 a month or $39.99 a year. Pharmacy services are free.

How do you write a medical list?

What to include

  1. Allergies and reactions.
  2. Doctors, dentists and other prescribers’ names and numbers.
  3. Pharmacy name and phone number.
  4. Medication name (brand and generic)
  5. Dosage.
  6. Doctor’s instructions for use*
  7. Reason for taking the medication.
  8. Date started.

What pills are best for pain?

Aspirin, naproxen (Aleve), and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) are examples of OTC NSAIDs. If OTC medicines don’t relieve your pain, your doctor may prescribe something stronger. Many NSAIDs are also available at higher prescription doses. The most powerful pain relievers are opioids.

Is oral or injection better?

Injectable medications are delivered directly into the bloodstream or intended body tissue. They have inactive ingredients as well, but the active substance is more easily freed. Typically, more of the drug is available. Drugs taken orally are processed so that only part of them reach the circulatory system.

What are 2 types of drugs?

The main categories are:

  • stimulants (e.g. cocaine)
  • depressants (e.g. alcohol)
  • opium-related painkillers (e.g. heroin)
  • hallucinogens (e.g. LSD)

What is the best free medication reminder app?

The 7 best prescription reminder apps and tools

  • Medisafe Pill Reminder.
  • Mango Health.
  • Bedsider Reminders.
  • MyTherapy Medication Reminder and Pill Tracker.
  • Pill Reminder All in One.
  • TabTime Vibe Vibrating Pill Reminder.
  • MedMinder.