Medication Log is a document helps you to record your medication along with their date, time, dosage etc in a very easy and understandable way. This template can be useful to elderly patients who tend to forget the dosage or timings of their medications.
The ratio of patients suffering from diseases like blood sugar, blood pressure, etc has substantially increased in recent years. Earlier, we use to see that these diseases were found only in elderly people. But not it is not the case. We often see these diseases in the young persons or children too.
The above template can also be helpful to caregivers, doctor to examine the effect of medication on the patient and thus increase or decrease the dosages.
Usually, the medication log template is used for the seeing the patient’s current condition in respect to the medicines, dosages and their effect on patient’s health.
We have created Medication Log Excel Template to manage your daily/weekly/monthly log of your routine medication. It is a very simple and easy to use. Just enter the patient’s details and start maintaining the log.
You can also download the printable version of the Medication Log from the link below:
Let us discuss the contents of the template in detail.
Contents of Medication Log Excel Template
Medication Log consists of 2 sections:
- Patient’s Information
- Daily Medication Log
1. Patient’s Information
Patients information section consists of the following information:
- Name – Patient’s Name.
- DOB – Patient’s date of birth.
- Address – Patient’s Address.
- SSN – Patient’s Social Security Number.
- Doctor – Doctor’s Name.
- Doctor’s Contact # – Doctor’s Contact Number.
- Pharmacy – Pharmacy’s Name.
- Pharmacy Contact # – Pharmacy Contact Number.
2. Daily Medication Log
Medication log consists of the following columns:
Medication: Name of the medicine prescribed by the doctor.
Dosage: Prescribed amount/ dosage of medicine.
Units: Units of medicine. it can be tablets, ml, injections, DNS etc.
Date: Date on which the medicine is taken.
Time: Time on which medicine has been taken.
Remarks: You can write the reason for which the medicine has been taken, its effects. You can also record the after medicinal records of blood sugar, blood pressure etc in this section.
Benefits of Maintaining Medication Log
- An accurate record of your medication.
- To provide crucial information to your doctor.
- For preventing medication errors as well as consequent risks to patients.
- Reduces chances of loss and wastage of medications.
Disclaimer: This template has been created with a general overview. It is highly recommended that you consult your Health Care Physician (HCP) or nutritionist for the normal and targetted nutrition calorie levels or for any complications.
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