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What must be present on a prescription form?

-Prescribers Name, number, and address
-Prescribers DEA number
-Patient's Name, address, and age
-Date prescription is being written
-Drug name
-Drug Form (tabs)
-Drug Dosage (200mg)
-Amount of drug to dispense
-Directions for taking drug
-Prescribers Signature

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What is a.c.?

anti cibum
meaning before meals

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What is ad. lib.?

ad libitum
meaning Use freely

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what is aq?

Aque
meaning water

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What is bis?

Twice

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What is bid?

Twice Daily

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What is c.f.

With Food

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what is dc?

Discontinue

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What is h?

Hora
meaning hour

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what is noct?

Nocta
Meaning at night

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what is p.c.?

Post cibum
meaning after meals

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what is prn?

pro re nata
meaning as needed

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what is p.o.?

per os
meaning by mouth

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What is q?

quaque
meaning every

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what is q.h.

every hour

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what is q.d.

every day

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what is q.i.d.

quates in die
meaning 4 times a day

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what is s?

Sina
meaning without

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what is sig?

Write on label

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what is stat?

Immediately

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What is t.i.d.?

three times daily

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what is w?

with

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what is w/o?

without