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a.d
latin term: auris dexter
mean: right ear
a.s., a.l.
latin term: auris sinister
mean: left ear
a.u
latin term: auris utro
mean: each ear
i.m., IM
intramuscular
i.v., IV
intravenous
i.v.p., IVP
intravenous push
IVPB
intravenous piggy back
o.d
mean: right eye
latin term: oculus dexter
o.s., o.l
mean: left eye
Latin term: oculus sinister
o.u
mean: each eye
latin term: oculus utro
per neb
by nebulizer
Latin: per os
p.o.
by mouth
p.r.
rectally, into the rectum
p.v.
vaginally, into the vagina
SC, subc, subq
subcutaneously
S.L.
sublingually, under the tongue
top.
topically, locally
aq, aqua
water
latin: aqua
caps
capsules
latin: capsula
cm.
cream
elix.
elixir
liq.
liquid
latin: liquor
supp.
suppository
latin: suppositorum
SR, XR, XL
slow/extended release
syr.
syrup
latin: syrupus
tab.
tablet
latin: tabella
ung., oint
ointement
latin: ungentum
a.c.
before food, before meals
latin: ante cibum
a.m.
morning
latin: ante meridien
b.i.d., bid
twice a day
latin: bis in die
h
hour, at the hour of
latin: hora
h.s.
at beditme
latin: hora somni
p.c.
after food, after meals
latin term: post cibum
p.m.
afternoon or evening
p.r.n., prn
as needed
latin: pro re nata
q.i.d., qid
four times a day
latin: quater in die
q
each, every
latin: quaque
q.d.
everyday
latin: quaque die
q_h
every__ hours
qod
every other day
stat.
immediately
latin: statim
t.i.d., tid
three times a day
latin: ter in die
a.a. or aa
of each
latin: ana
ad
to, up to
latn: ad
dil.
dilute
latin:dilutus
f, fl.
fluid
fl. oz.
fluid ouce
g., G., gm.
gram
gtt.
drop
latin: guttae
l, L
liter/ Litre
mcg.
microgram
mEq.
milliequivalent
mg.
milligram
ml., mL
milliliter/ millilitre
q.s.
a sufficient quantity
latin: quantum sufficiat
q.s. ad
add sufficient quantity to make
latin: quantum suffiiciat ad
tbsp.
tablespoon
ss (with two dots above)
one-half
tsp.
teaspoon
c
with
latin: cum
disp.
dispense
f, ft.
make, let it be made
latin: fac, fiat, fiant
NR
no refill
s (with a dash above)
without
ut dict., u.d.
as directed
latin: ut dictum
ad lib.
at pleasure
a.
before
amp.
ampule
aur.; a
ear
b.
twice
c.c.
with food; with meals
D5W
dextrose 5% in water
emuls.
emulsion
lot.
lotion
N.f>
national formulary
NS
normal saline
per g. button
per gastric button
per n.g.t.
per naso-gatric tube
sig.
write, labe
tinc.; tr
tincture
troche
lozenge
tuss.
cough
USP
united states pharmacopea