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Abbreviation Back

Back office abbreviation

aa of each
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
aq water
bid twice a day
_c with
caps capsules
dil dilute
3 dran
elix elixir
Gm gram
gr grain
gt or gtt drop (drops)
h hour
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
kg kilogram
L liter
liq liquid
m or min minim
mg lilligram
ml or ML mililiter
mm millimeter
NPO nothing by mouth
non rep do not repeat
_p after
pc after meals
per by or with
po by mouth
prn as needed
pt patient
q every
qh every hour
q (2, 3, 4)h every (2, 3, 4) hours
qid four times a day
qs of sufficient quantity
Rx take
_s without
sol solution
ss one-half
stat at once
tab tablet
Tbs tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
tid three times a day
tr tincture
ung ointment
of each aa
before meal ac
as desired ad lib
water aq
twice a day bid
with _c
capsules caps
dilute dil
dram 3
elixir elix
gram Gm
grain gr
drop (drops) gt or gtt
hour h
intramuscular IM
intravenous IV
kilogram kg
liter L
liquid liq
minim m or min
milligram mg
milliliter ml or ML
millimeter mm
nothing by mouth NPO
do not repeat non rep
after _p
after meals pc
by or with per
by mouth po
as needed prn
patient pt
every q
qh every hour
every (2,3,4) hours q (2,3,4) h
four times a day qid
of sufficient quantity qs
take Rx
without _s
solution sol
one-half ss
at once stat
tablet tab
tablespoon Tbs
teaspoon tsp
three times a day tid
tincture tr
ointment ung
Created by: Seanmorrone