prescription writing

prescription writing

written legibly/typed, dated and signed in black ink by the prescriber to include full name, age/date of birth and address of recipient, generic name and total amount of drug prescribed, form of prescribed drug, amount used/taken at each dose and number of times per day drug should be taken; Table 1
Table 1: Latin abbreviations used in prescription writing
Latin abbreviationLatin termEnglish term
a.c.Ante cibumBefore food
b.d.Bis dieTwice daily
o.d.Omni deiEvery day
o.m.Omni maneEvery morning
o.n.Omni nocteEvery night
p.c.Post cibumAfter food
p.r.n.Pro re nataWhen required
q.d.s.Quarter die sumendumTo be taken four times a day
q.q.h.Quarter quaque horaEvery 4 hours
StatImmediately
t.d.s.Ter die sumendumTo be taken three times a day
t.i.d.Ter in dieThree times daily
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