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aq
water
cap
capsule
CD
controlled dose
elix
elixir
emuls
emulsion
ext
extract
mixt
mixture
SR
sustained release
supp
suppository
susp
suspension
syr
syrup
tab
tablet
tr
tinct
tincture
ung
ointment
XR
extended release
cc
cubic centimeter
dl
deciliter
dr
dram
fl dr
fluid dram
fl oz
fluid ounce
g
gm
G
Gm
gram
gr
grain
gtt
drops
kg
kilogram
l
L
liter
m^2
square meter
mcg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
ml
milliliter
min
minim
ng
nanogram
oz
ounce
pt
pint
qt
quart
__
ss
one-half
T.O.
telephone order
T
tbsp
tablespoon
t
tsp
teaspoon
U
unit
V.O.
verbal order
x
times
>
greater than
<
less than
A.D.
ad
right ear
A.S.
as
left ear
A.U.
au
both ears
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous piggyback
KVO
keep vein open
L (with a circle around it)
left
NGT
nasogastric tube
O.D.
od
right eye
O.S.
os
left eye
O.U.
ou
both eyes
P.O.
po
os
by mouth
PR
per rectum
R (with a circle around it)
right
SC
subc
sc
subcutaneous
Sl
sl
subl
sublingual
vag
vaginal
A.C.
ac
before meals
ad lib
as desired
B.i.d.
Bid
bid
twice a day
BIW
b.i.w.
two times a week
_
c
with
h
hour
hs
hour of sleep
noct
at night
NPO
nothing by mouth
P.C.
pc
after meals
per
by
PRN
whenever necessary
as need
q
every
qAM
every morning
every AM
qd
od
every day
qh
every hour
q2h
every 2 hours
q4h
every 4 hours
q6h
every 6 hours
q8h
every 8 hours
Q.i.d.
Qid
qid
four times a day
Qod
qod
every other day
_
s
without
SOS
once if necessary
if there is a need
STAT
give immediately
T.i.d.
Tid
tid
three times a day
TIW
t.i.w.
three times a week