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AAA, aaa
of each
adlib
at pleasure
adr
adverse drug reaction
AM
morning
amp
ampule
ANS
autonomic nervous system
APAP
acetaminophen
Aq or aqua
water
dw
distilled water
ASA
asprin
AWP
average wholesale price
BC
birth control
BE
Barium Enema
BM
Bowel Movement
BP
Blood Pressure
BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen
c
with
CARB
carbohydrate
Cath
Catheter
cc
Cubic centimeter
CCU
Critical Care Unit
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
Cmp.
compound
Conc.
concentration.
CVA
Cerebral Vascular Accident
D5W
Dextros 5% in water
DAW
Dispense As Written
DC
discontinue
DEA
Drug Enforcement Adminstration
Diag, Dx
Diagnosis
Disp.
Dispense
DS
Double Strength
DUR
drug utilization (usage review)
ECG
electrocardiogram
EEG
electroephalogram
El, elix
elixir
Ex aq.
in water
EtOH
ethanol, alcohol
ext.
extract, external
FBS
Fasting Blood Sugar
Fl., fld.
Fluid
g.,GM, g
grams
Gl
gastrointestinal
Gr.
grain
g, gtt..
drops
GU
gastro unrinary
H
hypodermic
hr.
hour
HA
hyperalaimentation, headache
HC
hydro cortisone
HDL
High Density lipo protein
Hgb
Hemoglobin
HIV
Human Immune Definacy Virus
HMO
Health Maintenance Organization.
HR
Heart Rate
Hx
history
ICU
Intensive Care Unit
IM
intra muscular
INH
Isoniazid
INR
International Normalized Ration
IV
Intervenus
IVP
Intervenus Push
KG
Kilogram
LB
pound
LCD
Coal Tar Solution (laquore carbonaceous detergents)
LDL
Low Density Lipo Protein
M
Mix
MAC
Maximum Allowable Cost
Mcg
microgram
MDI
Meter Dose Inhaler
mEq
milli equivalent
m.ft.
mix and make
Mg
milligram
MI
Myoscardial infarction
Mixt.
Mixture
ML
milliliter
MM
millimeter
MOM
milk of magnesia
mr
May Repeat
MS
Morphine Sulfate
MVI
Multiple Vitamin Infusion
NandV
Nasouea and vomiting
NMT
No More Than
NR, non rep
Do Not Repeat
Noc, nocturnal
night
NPO
nothing by mouth
NS
Normal Saline
NSAID
non sterile anti inflammatory drugs
NTG, Nitro
Nitroglycerin
Oint.
Ointment
OJ
orange juice
O.
pint
Otc
Over The Counter Drugs
Oz
ounce
PCN
Penicillin
Ped
Pediatric
PEFR
Peak Flow, rate
PM
afternoon, evening
PO
by mouth
Post.
after
Post op
after operation (surgery)
Post partum
after delivery
PPO
Preferred Provider Organization
PPI
Patient package Insit
Pre Op
before operation (surgery)
PRN
as needed
PT
prothormbin time
Pulv
powder
Q
each, every
R
right
RBC
red blood cell
R.L., R/L
Ringers Lactate
Rx
prescription
S
without
Sat.
saturated
Scr
serum creatinine
Sig
directions, label
SOB
shortness of breath
Sol, Soln
Solution
SOS
May repeat if necessary
ss
1/2
SSKI
Satrat Solution Potassium Iodine
STAT
now, immediately
Surg.
Surgery
Susp.
suspension
Swi, Swfi
Sterile Water for Injection
Sx
Symptoms
T.
Temperature
Tal.
such
Tal Dos.
such dose
Tbsp
Tablespoon
TC
total serum cholesterol
TCN
Tetracycline
TCT
Total Clotting Time
TPA
tissue plasminogen activator
TPN
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Tinc.
Tincuture
Top.
Topically
Tsp
teaspoon
Ung. (oint)
ointiment
URI
Upper Respiratory infection
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection
w., wk
weekly.
cap
capsule
cr
cream
EC
Enteric coating
Lot
lotion
ophth
optholmic
otic
eye
supp
suppository
syr
syrup
tab
tablet
fl oz
fluid ounce
L.
liter
mL
millliter
ad
right ear
app
apply
as
left ear
au
both ears
od
right eye
os
left eye
ou
both eyes
po
by mouth, orally
pr
per rectum, rectally.
SC, Sq
Subcutaneous (under skin)
SL
sublingual
VAG
vaginal, vaginally
q
every
qam
every morning
qpm
every evening
qhs
every bedtime
hs
at bedtime
qD
every day
BID
twice daily
TID
three times daily
QID
four times daily
qOD
every other day
qwk
every week
qmo
every month
q_degree
every _hrs
ac
before meals
pc
after means
ud
as directed
aa
each
qs
quantity sufficent
et
and
FID
Five times a day
rept
may be repeated
PRA
as needed for anxiety
CNC
cough and congestion
DIW
disolve tablets in water
TAT
Until All Taken
SAS
Swish and Swallow
conc
concentration
DRG
diagnosis related group
IVPB
intravenous piggy back
MDI
metered dose inhaler