In a general COVID-19 population in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, we developed a medication recommendation system based on clinical information from the electronic medical record (EMR). Our goal was also to enable deep learning (DL) strategies to quickly assist physicians and COVID-19 patients by recommending necessary medications. The general demographic data, clinical symptoms, basic clinical tests, and drug information of 8953 patients were used to create a dataset. The learning model in this COVID-MED model was created using Keras (an open-source artificial neural network library) to solve regression problems. In this study, a sequential model was adopted. In order to improve the prediction capability and achieve global minima quickly and smoothly, the COVID-MED model incorporates an adaptive optimizer dubbed Adam. The model calculated a mean absolute error of 0.0037, a mean squared error of 0.000035, and a root mean squared error of 0.0059. The model predicts the output medications, such as injections or other oral medications, with around 99% accuracy. These findings show that medication can be predicted using information from the EMR. Similar models allow for patient-specific decision support to help prevent medication errors in diseases other than COVID-19.
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