<medicine> puts into brackets the information concerning a specific drug taken before the dive. Elements inside <medicine> are <name> (the name of the drug), <aliasname>, <notes> (for a description of the drug and/or additional information), <timespanbeforedive> to set the timespan the drug was taken before the dive, and <periodicallytaken> (whether the drug is taken periodically or not).
<aliasname>, <name>, <notes>, <periodicallytaken>, <timespanbeforedive>
<dive>, <medicationbeforedive>, <periodicallytaken>, <prescribedmedicine>, <timespanbeforedive>
(see also <medicationbeforedive>)
<medicine id="med_paracetamol"> <name>Paracetamol</name> <!-- not periodically taken --> <periodicallytaken>no</periodicallytaken> <!-- taken four hours before the dive --> <timespanbeforedive>14400.0</timespanbeforedive> <notes> <para> Taken four hours before the planned start of the dive because a severe headache was coming up... </para> </notes> </medicine>