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a.d.
right ear (auris dexter)
a.s., a.l.
left ear (auris sinister)
a.u.
each ear (auris utro)
i.m, IM
intramuscular
i.v., IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous piggyback
o.d.
right eye (oculus dexter)
o.s., o.l.
left eye (oculus sinister)
o.u.
each eye
per neb
by nebulizer
p.o.
by mouth
p.r.
rectally
p.v.
vaginally
SC, subc, subq
subcutaneously
S.L.
sublingually
top.
topically, locally
aq, aqua
water (aqua)
caps
capsules (capsula)
cm.
cream
elix.
elixir
liq.
liquid (liquor)
supp.
suppository (suppositorum)
SR, XR, XL
slow/extended release
syr.
syrup or syringe (syrupus)
tab.
tablet (tabella)
ung., oint.
ointment (ungentum)
a.c.
before food, before meals (ante cibum)
a.m.
morning (ante meridien)
b.i.d., bid
twice a day (bis in die)
h
at bedtime
h.s.
at bedtime (hora somni)
p.c.
after food, after meals (post cibum)
p.m.
afternoon or evening
p.r.n., prn
as needed (pro re nata)
q.i.d., qid
four times a day (quater in die)
q
each, every (quaque)
q.d.
every day (quaque die)
q_h
every_hour(s)
qod
every other day
stat.
immediately (statim)
t.i.d., tid
three times a day (ter in die)
dot bar line, dot bar two lines
one, two, etc.
a.a.
of each (ana)
ad
to, up to (ad)
aq. ad
add water up to
dil.
dilute (dilutus)
fl. oz.
fluid ounce
g.,, G., gm.
gram
gtt.
drop (guttae)
I, L
liter/Litre
mcg.
microgram
mEq.
milliequivalent
mg.
milligram
ml., mL
milliliter/millilitre
q.s.
a sufficient quantity (quantum sufficat)
q.s. as
add sufficient quantity to make (quantum sufficiat ad)
../ss
one-half
tbsp.
tablespoon
tsp.
teaspoon
c
with (cum)
disp.
dispense
f, ft.
make, let it be made (fac, fiat, fiant)
gtt
drop
NR
no refill
/s
without
ut dict., u.d.
as directed (ut dictum)
ad lib
at pleasure
a.
before
amp.
ampule
aut.; a
ear
b.
twice
brach.
arm
BSA
body surface area
c.c.
cubic centimeter
D5W
Dextrose 5% in water
emuls.
emulsion
gr.
grain (1 gr = approx. 65 mg)
lot.
lotion
N.F.
National Formulary
NS
normal saline
per g. button
per gastric button
per n.g.t.
per naso-gastric tube
Sig.
write, label
SOB
shortness of breath
sol.
solution
tinc.; tr.
tincture
troche
lozenge
tuss.
cough
USP
United States Pharmacopea