Get to Know Your Words:q.i.d, qid

q.i.d, qid

Latin – quater in die
Four times a day

Many don’t realize that there are Latin abbreviations on their prescription bottles! Knowing the abbreviations can empower you to take your medication safely! It may be easy to confuse “q.1.d or q1d” for qid however it is important to see the difference.

QID: Ever wonder what “qid or q.i.d” means on your prescription bottle? It’s Latin for quarter in die which means four times a day!

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