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Pharma Abbreviations

Pharmaceutical Abbreviations

ac before food
bd twice daily
om every morning
on every night
pc after food
pm when required/whenever necessary
qds four times daily
qqh every four hours
stat at once/immediately
tds three times daily
tid three times daily
im intramuscular
i/m intramuscular
IM intramuscular
iv intravenous
i/v intravenous
g gram
mcg microgram
mg milligram
ml millilitre
l litre
L litre
BNF British National Formulary
BP British Pharmacopoeia
MIMS Monthly index of medical specialities
NP proper name/named
OTC over the counter
rep repeat/let it be repeated
Rx take/recipe/treatment
SI International System (of measurement)
TTA to take away
i/v intravenous
Created by: DianeTrebilcock