What does TDS mean in healthcare?


  1. What does TDS mean in healthcare?
  2. What does 2 TDS mean on a prescription?
  3. What is once a day in medical terms?
  4. Why do doctors write SOS?
  5. What is TDS doctor prescription?
  6. What is OD in doctor’s prescription?
  7. When should I take medicine 4 times a day?
  8. Do antibiotics have to be taken exactly 8 hours apart?
  9. What does take 4 tablets by mouth once mean?
  10. What does nocte mean on a prescription?

What does TDS mean in healthcare?

t. d. s. = ter die sumendum (to be taken three times daily) t.i.d. = ter in die (three times daily)

What does 2 TDS mean on a prescription?

Three times a dayTwice a day. TDS (or TD or TID) Three times a day.

What is once a day in medical terms?

q.d. (qd or QD) is once a day, q.d. stands for “quaque die” (which means, in Latin, once a day). b.i.d. (or bid or BID) is two times a day , b.i.d. stands for “bis in die” (in Latin, twice a day).

Why do doctors write SOS?

SOS is derived from the Latin language which means “Si Opus Sit.” In medical terms, SOS has different meanings such as if required, as needed, Save our Subluxation, Stent or Surgery, Surgery on Site, Signs of Stress, etc. It is usually used while writing prescriptions.

What is TDS doctor prescription?

The Full form of TDS is ‘ter die sumendum’ means 3 times a day. TDS means the prescribed medicine should be taken “thrice daily”. If BD is written, medicine should be taken twice daily.

What is OD in doctor’s prescription?

The Full form of OD is ‘Once in a day’. OD means the prescribed medicine should be taken “once daily”.

When should I take medicine 4 times a day?

TID: Three times a day. QID: Four times a day. QHS: Before bedtime or every hour of sleep. Q4H: Every 4 hours.

Do antibiotics have to be taken exactly 8 hours apart?

If you are supposed to take the medicine three times a day, for example, it usually needs to be taken at set times so that the effect is spread out evenly over the course of the day. You could remember the regular times of 6 a.m., 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. for an antibiotic that needs to be taken every 8 hours, for example.

What does take 4 tablets by mouth once mean?

□ Take all 4 tablets that are 500 mg each at the same time with food. This means you take all of the medicine together at one time.

What does nocte mean on a prescription?

nightor nocte. at night. n.et m. night and morning.