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a
before
ā
before
aa
of each
āā,āa
of each
ac
before meals
ad lib
as desired
alt h
alternate hour
A.M.
in the morning, before noon
aq
water
bid
twice a day
C (uppercase)
celcius
c(overlined)
with
cap or caps
capsule
cc
cubic centimeter
comp
compound
cm
centimeter
dil
dilute
dist
distilled
dr
dram
DC, D/C
discontinue
DX
diagnosis
elix
elixir
et
and
axt
external,extract
F
Fahrenheit
fl or fld
fluid
g or gm
gram
gr
grain
gtt
drop
H
hypodermically
h or hr
hour
hs
bedtime
ID
intradermally
IM
intramuscular
inj
injection
IV
intravenous
kg
kilogram
KVO
keep vein open
L
liter
lb
pound
liq
liquid
m
meter
mcg
microgram
mixt
mixture
mL
mililiter
n
night
non rep
do not repeat
NPO
nothing by mouth
od or qd
once every day
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
oz
ounce
p(overlined)
after
p
per
pc
after meals
pr or per os
by mouth
P.M.
afternoon, evening
prn
as needed
pt
pint
q
every, each
qh
every hour
q2h
every 2 hours
q4h
every 4 hours
qid
4 times a day
qs
as much as needed, quantity sufficient
qt
quart
R
rectal
rep
repeat
RX
treatment
s(overlined)
without
sc
subcutaneous
SL
beneath the tounge
sol or soln
solution
SQ or sq
subcutaneous
sub q(overlined)
subcutaneous
ss
half
stat
immediately
supp
suppository
tab
tablet
tbs or tbsp
tablespoon
T
tablespoon
tid
three times a day
tinct or tr
tincture
tr
tincture
TKO
to keep open
tsp
teaspoon
ung or oint
ointment
AD
right ear
AU
both ears
AS
left ear
amp
ampule
b.i.w
twice a week
c (lowercase)
cup
CD
controlled dose
CR
controlled release
DS
double strength
EC
enteric coated
gt or GT
gastrostomy tube
IVPB
intravenous piggyback
IVSS
intravenous soluset
LA
long acting
LOS
length of stay
min
minute
ng or NGT
nasogastric tube
noc or noct
at night
NS or N/S
normal saline
o.n.
every night
os
mouth
p.r.
per rectum
q.a.m
every morning
q.n.
ever night
rect
rectum
s.o.s.
once if necessary
SR
sustained release
S&S
swish and swallow
susp
suspension
syp or syr
syrup
t.i.w.
three times a week
vag, v
vaginally
XL
long acting
XR
extended release