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Sig Codes 2009

Flashcards for all of the Sig codes for Communications class

a. before
A.M. morning
aa of each
a.c. before meals
ac before meals
AD right ear
ad up to; to make
ad lib as much as desired
admin administer
ampul. an ampul
Apl applicatorful
app applicatorful
aq. water
AS left ear
ATC around the clock
AU each ear
BID twice a day
b.i.d. twice a day
c with
cap capsule/capsules
caps capsule/capsules
cc with meals, food
d.t.d. give such doses
DTD give such doses
daily every day
d day
dil. dilute
dis. dispense
div. divide
dos. dose
ft. make / let them be made
gt. drop / drops
gtt. drop / drops
gtts drops
h hour
hr. hour
h.s. before bed / sleep
HS before bed / sleep
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
inhal. inhalation
IT intrathecal
IV intravenous
M. you mix
min. minute
neb nebulizer
neul. a spray or mist
no. number
noct. at night
NPO mothing by mouth
NR do not repeat
o.u. each eye
OU each eye
o.d. in the right eye
OD in the right eye
o.s. in the left eye
OS in the left eye
q(#)h every (#) hours
qh every hour
p.c. after food / meals
PC after food / meals
p.r.n. as occasion arises
per diem per day
placebo I please
P.M. afternoon, evening
PO by mouth
ppt. precipitated
PR rectally
PRN as occasion arises
PV vaginally
q every
qAM every morning
q.i.d. four times a day
q.s. as much as suffices
q.s. ad a sufficient quantity to make
qh every hours
QOD on alternating days
QS as much as suffices
rect. rectally
rep. repeat
Rx. take thou
s. without
SL sublingual
sig. write, let it be written
sol. a solution
ss one half
STAT immediately
stat. immediately
subQ subcutaneously
SC subcutaneously
suppos. suppositories
tab. tablet
t.i.d. three times a day
TID three times a day
top. topically
ung. an ointment
ungt. an ointment
ut dict. as directed
UD as directed
UTD as directed
V vaginally
wk. week
w/o without
wc with meals
Created by: gillesec