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aa
Of each
q.s.
Sufficient quantity
ad lib.
Freely, at pleasure
One ounce
f℥
One fluid ounce
O or pt
One pint
qt
One quart
gal
One gallon
m
One minim
Ʒ
One dram
one fluid dram
gr
One grain
One scruple
qd
Every day
bid
Twice daily
tid
Three times daily
qid
Four times daily
btid
Two to three times daily
tqid
three to four times daily
am or AM
In the morning
qam
Every morning
pm or PM
In the evening
qpm
Every evening
h.s.
At bed time
a.c.
Before meals
p.c.
After meals
i.c.
Between meals
om
Every morning
on
Every night
p.r.n.
As needed
q.h.
Every hour
q2h
Every two hours
q3h
Every three hours
q4h
Every four hours
q6h
Every six hours
q8h
Every eight hours
stat
At once, now
qod
Every other day
qw
Every week
u.d.
As directed
amp
Ampul
aq
Water
aur or oto
Ear drops
cap
A capsule
chart
Powder
comp
Compounded
cm or crem
A cream
garg
Gargle
gtt
Drops
inj.
An injection
liq.
A solution
mist.
A mixture
Neb.
A nebulizer
pil.
A pill
pulv.
A powder
suppos.
A suppository
troch.
A lozenge
ung
A ointment
div.
Divide
ft
Let it be made
m. ft.
Mix to make
d.t.d.
Such doses be given
e.m.p.
In the manner prescribed
s
Without
S.A.
According to the Art
o.d. or OD
Right eye
o.l. or OL
Left eye
o.u. or O2
Each eye or both eyes
o.s. or OS
Left eye
a.d. or AD
Right ear
a.l. or AL
Left ear
e.m.p.
As directed
u.d.
As directed
c
With
dext
Right
PR
Per rectum
IEN
In each nostril
i.n.
intranasally
AA
Apply to affected area
AELBM
After each loose bowel movement
None
AUD
Apply as directed
ASA
Acetyl salicylic acid
APAP
Acetaminophen
BCP
Birth control pills
BIW
Twice a week
BM
Bowel movement
BP
Blood pressure
BS
Blood sugar
BSA
Body surface area
c
With
CHF
Congestive heart failure
DSS
Doccusate
EES
Erythromycin ethyl succinate
et
and
fl
Fluid
FA
Folic acid
HA
Head ache
HC
Hydrocortisone
HCTZ
Hydrochlorothiazide
HD
Hemodialysis
HT
Hypertension
ID
Intradermal
IM
Intramuscular
INH
Isoniazid
IOP
Intraocular pressure
IV
Intravenous
IVP
Intravenous push
IVPB
Intravenous piggy bag
MVI
Multivitamin infusion
MOM
Milk of Magnesia
N & V
Nausea and vomiting
NR
Non repeatable or no refill
NTG
Nitroglycerin
PBZ
Pyribenzamine
PPA
Phenylpropanolamine
SOB
Shortness of Breath
SC
Subcutaneous
SL
Sublingual
tal dos
Such doses
TIW
Thrice a week
TPN
Total parenteral nutrition
URI
Upper respiratory infection
UTI
Urinary tract infection
aq. bull
Boiling water
DW/or aq. dist
Distilled water
D5W
Dextrose 5% in water
NS
Normal saline
1/2NS
Half strength of normal saline
RL
Ringers lactate