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  1. a.c
    bid
    c
    cap
    disp
    • before meals = take one tablet ac
    • twice daily = take medicine bid
    • with = take c water
    • capsule = 2 caps at once
    • dispense = disp 20 tablets
  2. hs
    m
    nr
    pc
    prn
    • at bedtime = take medicine hs
    • mix = m and ft with water
    • do not refill = dispense medicine nr
    • after meals = take one tablet pc
    • as needed = take one tablet prn
  3. q
    qad
    qam
    qh
    qid
    • every = take medicine q day
    • every other day = take one capsule q2h
    • every morning = take medicine qam
    • every hour = check pulse qh
    • four times day = take medicine qid
  4. qpm
    qs
    q2h
    q3h
    q4h
    sig
    • every evening = take medicine qpm
    • suffficient quantity = make qs to fill 4 ounce bottle
    • every 2 hours = one teaspoonful q2h
    • every 3 hours = one teaspoonful q3h
    • every 4 hours =one teaspoonful q4h
    • label (you write) = Sig.: take medicine as directed
  5. ss
    stat
    tab
    tid
    • one-half = take ss teaspoonfull of medicine daily
    • at once = two tablests stat
    • tablet = dispense 24 tabs
    • three times a day = take medicine tid

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