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What do abbreviations on prescriptions mean?

These are some of the most common abbreviations used on prescriptions:
  • QD = every day
  • BID = two times per day
  • TID =three times per day
  • QID = four times per day
  • PO = by mouth
  • AC = before meals
  • PC = after meals
  • HS = at bedtime
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