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What is the meaning of OD,BD,TDS,HS written in doctor's prescription on medicine?

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Asked by Arshad Khan, 06 Sep '09 04:08 pm
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OD - Once a day, BD - Twice Daily, TDS - Thrice Daily. I am not aware of HS. A pharmacist should be able to answer that also.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 06 Sep '09 04:40 pm

 
  
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Common instructions include: QD (once a day) BID (twice a day), TID (three times a day), QAM (every morning), QPM (every night),Q4H (every 4 hours),QOD (every other day), HS (at bedtime) and PRN (as needed), PO or "per os" (by mouth), AC (before meals), PC (after meals).

Check these links you'll have all your answers
http://www.indiastudychannel.com/resources/17449-Medical -prescription-abbreviations.aspx
http://www.wikihow.com/Read-a-D octor's-Prescription
Answered by Priyajeet, 21 Oct '09 12:15 am

 
  
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I will not risk ur health by answering. go to a qualified person
Answered by Sumit Basu, 06 Sep '09 04:45 pm

 
  
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