Liquid Days Supply Question: Can You Solve This?

by Teresa
(Oklahoma City, OK)

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The directions on a prescription read " 1 tbsp QID, ac and hs." The quantity to be dispensed for a 30 day supply is...

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Sep 29, 2016
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1 Tablespoon=15ML; ac and hs = after meals and at bedtime
by: William

15mlxqid (four times daily... after each meal and at bedtime) = 60ML every day. We then multiply 60ML/day times 30 days = 1800ML

1800ML is the quantity to be dispensed for a 30 day supply.

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1 Tablespoon=15ML; ac and hs = after meals and at bedtime
by: David

15mlxqid (four times daily... after each meal and at bedtime) = 60ML every day. We then multiply 60ML/day times 30 days = 1800ML

1800ML is the quantity to be dispensed for a 30 day supply.

Thank you, Teresa, for your question!

Oct 18, 2011
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by: Anonymous

How do you work this problem:
The directions on a prescription read 1 tbsp qid, ac and hs. The quantity to be dispensed for a 30 days supply.

Answer: 1 tbsp = 1 tablespoon = 15 ML. AC is after meals and HS is at bedtime. So after meals (3 times a day) plus at bedtime (1 time daily) = 4 times daily. 15ML X 4 (times daily) = 60 ML per day. Multiply 60 ML by 30 days = 1,800 ML for a thirty day supply.

Jul 31, 2011
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1800ml

Jun 25, 2011
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by: David Shedd

Do you mean "1 TBSP QID, AC and HS"? If you did, then the answer is "1 Tablespoonful four times daily, after meals and at bedtime"

You can find out more about the Latin roots of Pharmacy and Medical Abbreviations at: Latin Medical Abbreviations.

Hope this helps to answer your question! Let me know if that is what you meant.

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