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Twice a day

BID

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Three times a day

TID

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Four times a day

QID

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Every X hours

q 1 h
q 2 h

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Every bedtime

q hs

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As needed

Prn

Qualifier needed

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Oral

PO

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Rectal

PR

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Sublingual

SL

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Subcutaneous

SQ or SC

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Drop

gtt
gtts

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After meal

pc

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Before meals

ac

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Bedtime

hs

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Every

q

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With

c

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One-half

ss

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Daily

qd
qday
daily

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what is potency?

The amount of a drug required to produce an effect

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What is efficacy?

Maximum effect of a drug, regardless of dose. Using more will not increase effect

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Enteral routes

Thru GI tract
Oral or rectal

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Parenteral route

Bypass GI tract

Injections
Inhale
Topical

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ADME

Absorption
Distribution
Metabolism
Excretion