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1
Q

a.c.

A

before meals (ante cibum)

2
Q

ad lib

A

use freely, as desired

3
Q

b.i.d.

A

twice daily

4
Q

caps

A

capsules

5
Q

d.a.w.

A

dispense as written

6
Q

g or gr or gm

A

gram

7
Q

gtt, gtts

A

drop, drops

8
Q

h.

A

hour

9
Q

h.s.

A

at bedtime

10
Q

p.c.

A

after meals

11
Q

p.o.

A

by mouth

12
Q

p.r.n.

A

as needed, when necessary

13
Q

q.d

A

once a day

14
Q

q.i.d.

A

four times a day

15
Q

q. _____ hour

A

every ____ hours

16
Q

q.h

A

every hour

17
Q

q.2h

A

every 2 hours

18
Q

q. 3h

A

every 3 hours (and etc.)

19
Q

q.s.

A

quantity sufficient

20
Q

t.i.d

A

three times a day