If your answer to these questions is 'YES', you are in the top 5% of people, please come and work with us at the pharmacy! However, if you can't like the other 95% of us, don't play guessing games with your health, you need a medicines list.
What is a medicines list?
The more medicines you take, the more difficult it can be to remember important information about them. A medicines list can be a useful way to keep all the information about your medicines together.
You can use a medicines list to record:
How will a medicines list help me?
Keeping a medicines list will:
Knowing as much as you can about your medicines will help you to:
Medicine lists can be on paper, online, in-app format, or even as simple as a photograph of your medicines laid out on a table. Some smartphones have the ability to store medicine lists on them as well. We recommend having a medicines list accessible at all times, including one on your fridge and one in your wallet. This way you can take it with you to other medical appointments and remove the guessing game and awkwardness of remembering the name of the... 'you know, the little white pill for your stomach or heart or kidneys'.
If you know someone who may benefit from a medicine list, be sure to speak to your local pharmacist. Likewise, if you ever need a hand compiling this list, just reach out to us and we can help you.
Pharmacist – Amcal Coffs Harbour
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