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Medication Glossary

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qd (as on a prescription): qd (sometimes written QD or q.d.) means one a day (from the Latin quaque die).

q_h (as on a prescription): From the Latin word "quaque (once) and "h" for number of hours. So, for example, if a medicine is to be taken every 6 hours, it is written "q_h 6".

Quazepam: a benzodiazepine medication

Q-Pam : see Diazepam

Quietal: see Amitryptiline

Quitaxon: see Doxepin