Commonly accepted abbreviation
Describing routine medications
Her current medications include / are ...
She also uses ... (medication) for ... (symptom OR illness)
Mentioning effects or side effects of medication
(Patient name or He / She) has OR has not responded to.. (medication)
(Symptom) was (not) relieved by (oral medication e.g. Zantac)
Her complaint usually settles with... (medication OR activity)
The medication caused significant ... (symptoms)
Mentioning risk factors
He has significant risk factors, such as...
His (cardiovascular) risk factors include ... (e.g. smoking, obesity, family history of...)
She has smoked 15 cigarettes a day for the past (time)
Other risk factors include...
Please note that she is allergic to ... (penicillin)
He/She has no known allergies