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Dosage
  Abbreviation
Expansion
Dosage
  Abbreviation
Expansion
p.o.
by mouth
q.24
every 24
n.p.o.
nothing by mouth
q.30
every 30
o.s.
left eye
q.48
every 48
o.d.
right eye
q.72
every 72
o.u.
both eyes
q.h., q.1 h., q. 1 hour, q. 1 hours
every hour
q.d., q. day, q. daily
every day
q.2 h., q. 2 hours
every 2 hours
h.s.
at bedtime
q.3 h., q. 3 hours
every 3 hours
q.h.s.
daily at bedtime
q.4 h., q. 4 hours
every 4 hours
q.o.d.
every other day
q.5 h., q. 5 hours
every 5 hours
b.i.d.
twice a day
q.6 h., q. 6 hours
every 6 hours
b.i.w.
twice a week
q.8 h., q. 8 hours
every 8 hours
t.i.d.
3 times a day
q.12 h., q. 12 hours
every 12 hours
q.i.d.
4 times a day
q.24 h., q. 24 hours
every 24 hours
t.i.w.
3 times a week
q.1-2
every 1 to 2
p.r.n.
when necessary
q.2-3
every 2 to 3
q.s.
as much as suffices
q.2-4
every 2 to 4
q.v.
as much as you wish
q.2-6
every 2 to 6
q.p.m.
every afternoon
q.3-4
every 3 to 4
q.n.
nightly
q.3-5
every 3 to 5
a.c.
before meals
q.3-6
every 3 to 6
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