Knowing when, how, and why you take medication, which is another word for medicine, is important for safety. The Alberta Health Services Medication List (below) can help you and your family keep track of everything you take to keep you healthy, such as pills, vitamins, and herbs. When you see your doctor or pharmacist, have a medical appointment or test, or go to the hospital or emergency room, take this list with you.
Medication list (letter size)
Download this letter-sized template to keep a detailed list of your medicines.
translated versions at the end of this page.
Medication list (wallet size)
Download this smaller wallet-sized template to keep a detailed list of your medicines.
You can download the
MyMedRec app to your mobile device. The app lets you:
The MyMedRec app is maintained by a third party. MyHealth.Alberta.ca doesn’t endorse and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this app.
You may choose to use this
Daily Medicine Schedule form to remind you when to take your medicines. Post this sheet where you can see it, such as near your medicine cabinet, where you store your medicines, or on your refrigerator.
When your doctor recommends a new medicine for your health condition, use the questions included in the
New Medicines: Questions to Ask the Doctor list to make sure it’s safe for you.
Current as of: February 18, 2021
Author: Medication Quality and Safety Team – Pharmacy Services, Alberta Health Services
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