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cap
capsule
cc
cubic centimeter
dr
dram
elix
elixir
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, µg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
mL, ml
milliliter
min
minim
oz
ounce
pt
pint
qt
quart
SR
sustained release
ss with a line over it
one half
supp
suppository
susp
suspension
T.O.
telephone order
T
tablespoon
t
teaspoon
U
unit
tbsp
tablespoon
tsp
teaspoon
V.O.
verbal order
>
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
intraveous 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
PO, po,
by mouth
os
by mouth
R with a circle around it
right
SC
subcutaneous
subc
subcutaneous
sc
subcutaneous
SQ
subcutaneous
subQ
subcutaneous
What are the different abbreviations for subcutaneous?
SC, subc, sc, SQ, subQ
SL, sl
sublingual
subl
sublingual
TKO
to keep open
Vag
vaginal
AC, ac
before meals
ad lib
as desired
B.i.d., b.i.d.
twice a day
c with a line over it
with
hs
hour of sleep
noct
at night
NPO
nothing by mouth
PC, pc
after meals
PRN, p.r.n.
whenever necessary, as needed
q
every
qAM
every morning
qd, od
every day
(od also means right eye)
qh
every hour
q2h
every 2 hours
q4h
every 4 hours
q6h
every 6 hours
q8h
every 8 hours
Q.i.d., q.i.d.
four times a day
q.o.d.
every other day
s with a line over it
without
SOS
once if necessary: if there is a need
Stat
immediately
T.i.d., t.i.d.
three times a day
IU
international unit
D/C
discharge, discontinued
MS, MS04
morphine sulfate
MgSO4
magnesium sulfate
HCT
hydrochlorothiazide, hydrocortisone
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