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BEFORE
a
OF EACH
aa,aa
BEFORE MEALS
a.c
RIGHT EAR
A.D., AD
AS DESIRED, FREELY
ad.lib
ampule
amp
apueous, water
aq
left ear
A.S., AS
both ears
A.U.,AU
twice a day
B.i.d., bid
twice a week
b.i.w.
with
c
cup
c
capsule
cap, caps
controlled dose
CD
controlled release
CR
discontinue
d.c., D/C
dilute
dil.
double strength
DS
enteric coated
EC
elixir
elix.
fluid
fl, fld
gastrostomy tube
gt, GT
drop
gtt
hour
h, hr
hour of sleep, at bedtime
h.s
intradermal
I.D
intramuscular
I.M.
intravenous
I.V
intravenous piggyback
IVPB
intravenous soluset
IVSS
keep vein open
KVO
left
L
long acting
LA
length of stay
LOS
minute
min
mixture
mix
nasogastric tube
NGT, ng
at night
noc, noct
nothing by mouth
n.p.o., NPO
normal saline
NS, N/S
once a day
o.d., od
right eye
OD
every night
o.n
mouth
os
left eye
OS
both eyes
OU
after
p
after meals
p.c
through or by
per
by or through mouth
per os, p.p
by rectum
p.r
when necessary/ required
p.r.n.
every, each
q
every morning
q.a.m.
every day, once a day
q.d., qd
every hour
q.h., qh
four times a day
q.i.d., qid
every two hours, every, six eight, tweleve hours
q2h, q4h, q6h,q8h,q12h
every night at bedtime
qhs, q.h.s.
every other day
q.o.d., qod
a sufficient amount/as much as needed
q.s
right
R
rectum
rect
without
s
one half
SS, ss
Subcutaneous
s.c., S.C., s.q.
sublingual
sl. SL
solution
sol, soln
once if necessary
s.o.s.
syrup
syp, syr
sustained reease
SR
swish and swallow
S@S
immediately, at once
stat
suppository
supp