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Frequency of Administration: Common Medical Abreviations

Common medical abbreviations for frequency of administration.
STUDY
PLAY
ac
before meals
pc
after meals
WA
while awake
UD
as directed
prn
as needed
hs
at bedtime
Stat
immediately
qd
once daily
qod
every other day
bid
twice daily
tid
three times daily
min.
one minute
h
hour
qh
every hour
q2h
every two hours
q3h
every three hours
q4h
every four hours
q6h
every six hours