Q: Does tid mean every 8 hours?

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TID stands for three times a day so it would be recommended to space them 8 hours apart if possible.

TID means three times per day - usually 8 am, 2 pm and 8 pm (but if needed to be taken evenly over a 24 hour period, then the dosing schedule would be 8 am, 4 pm and 12 midnight).

every 8 hours

med should be given every 8 hours from start..

Taking medication 3 times a day is basically the same thing as taking it every 8 hours. When it says 3 times a day, you do not have to make sure it is exactly every 8 hours but just close to that time range.

q = every (as in q 8 hours)

This is a prescription meaning that you have a prescription for 120 tablets of Atarax 10 mg (hydroxyzine 10 mg) that should be took as 1 or 2 tablets 3 times a day (every 6-8 hours) if needed (if itching)

in medical terms q means every examples: q week = every week (once a week) qd = every day (once a day) other examples: q HS = every Hour of Sleep (once at bedtime, usually refers to at night) q mo = every month (once a month) q 8 hrs = every 8 hours (once every 8 hours) except for: QID = 4 times each day (usually spaced out to be once every 6 hours)

In medication prescribing, 3 a day would be marked T.I.D. It basically means take the med at 8 hour intervals (24 hours divided by 3 is q. 8 hours. The q. means every, here every 8 hours.).

In medication prescribing, 3 a day would be marked T.I.D. It basically means take the med at 8 hour intervals (24 hours divided by 3 is q. 8 hours. The q. means every, here every 8 hours.).

15 minutes for every 4 hours. Hour break for 8 hours and 2 15 minute breaks...