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ac
Before meals (ie: 730am, 1130am, 430pm)
pc
After meals (ie: 10am, 2pm, 6pm)
qd
Every day, daily (ie: 10am)
bid
Twice a day (ie: 10am, 6pm)
tid
Three times a day (ie: 10am, 2pm, 6pm)
qid
Four times a day (ie: 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)
qh
Every hour (ie: 24 times in one day)
hs
At bedtime, hour of sleep (ie: 10pm)
qn
Every night (ie: 10pm)
stat
Immediately (ie: now!)
q2h or q2°
Every 2 hours
q4h or q4°
Every 4 hours
q6h or q6°
Every 6 hours
q8h or q8°
Every 8 hours
q12h or q12°
Every 12 hours
qod
Every other day
prn
As needed
AD
Right ear
AL
Left ear
AU
Each ear
HHN
Hand-held nebulizer
IM
Intramuscularly
IV
Intravenously
IVP
Intravenous push
IVPB
Intravenous piggyback
MDI
Metered-dose inhaler
NGT (ng)
Nasogastric tube
OD
In the right eye
OS
In the left eye
OU
In both eyes
po (PO)
by mouth
pr (PR)
In the rectum
SC (SQ)
Subcutaneously
SL
Sublingual, under the tongue
S & S
Swish and swallow
cc
Cubic centimeter
g (gm, Gm)
Gram
kg (Kg)
Kilogram
L
Liter
µg (mcg)
Microgram
mEq
Milliequivalent
mg
Milligram
mL (ml)
Milliter
unit (U)
Unit