They are directions indicating how many times per day the dose should be administered. It goes like this:
SID or QD = Once a day
BID = Twice a day
TID = Three times a day
QID = Four times a day
However, The Joint Commission which acredits hospitals and nursing homes has recommended that these abbreviations be discontinued because they lead to errors in dosing. Now, physicians must write out the words, "once a day," "twice a day" and so on.
It probably says bid which stands for twice daily, or qid which stands for three times daily. PID stands for pelvic inflammatory disease.
qid four times daily bid twice daily tid three times daily OS in left eye (oculo sinister) sq subcutaneously Oh and another one is QOD = Every Other Day :)
hi there its the same, i.e. bid=q12h tid=q8h qid=q6h
2 + 12 = 14 2/14 = 0.14 0.14 x 25= 3.5 mg
qid means four times daily.
hs qid means bedtime four times daily.
II qid means two four times daily in medical terms
qid x10 days means four times daily for ten days.
Vital signs qid is an instruction to check vital signs four times daily.
2 tablets should be given per dose. If its 100-mg and you need 800-mg a day and you are to take it four times a day (qid) then each dose should be 2 100mg tablets
Amb resident qid means the resident should be assisted to walk four times a day.
2 puffs qid ud means 2 puffs four times daily as needed.