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OCPS Mod 14 Pharmacy

OCPS Pharmacy Terms Module 14

AbbreviationDefinition
PO by mouth
TID Three times daily
BID Twice daily
QD Daily
PRN as needed
QID Four times daily
PR per rectum
IV Intravenously
QS quantity sufficient
SQ subcutaneously
aa of each
ad up to
ad lib as needed
AM morning
amp ampule
STAT at once or now
amt amount
AS Left ear
ASAP as soon as possible
AU both ears
AQ water
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BSA body surface area
C centigrade
Ca Calcium
CAP capsule
CBC complete blood count
cc cubic centimeter
Cl Chlorine
cm centimeter
CNS Central Nervous System
c/o complaint of
comp compound
CS Cesarian Section
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
ct clotting time
d day
D/C discharge
d/c discontinue
dill dilute
disp dispense
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
DR Doctor
elix elixir
emul emulsion
Etoh alcohol
dr dram
Dx diagnosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
EENT ear, eye, nose, throat
exp expired
ac before meals
a.d. right ear
ext extract
F fahrenheit
pc after meals
os left eye
otc over the counter
ou each eye
oz ounce
per by
pm afternoon
pt pint
PT patient
pulv powder
q every
q 2 h every 2 hours
q 4 h every 4 hours
q 6 h every 6 hours
q 8 h every 8 hours
q 12 h every 12 hours
fl fluid
g gram
GI gastrointestinal
gr grain
gtt drop
H hour
H2O water
hs bedtime
hx history
IM intramuscular
inj injection
IT intrathecal
iu international unit
IV intravenous
K potassium
kacl kilocalorie
Kg kilogram
L liter
lb pound
liq liquid
mx minim
m microgram
mcg microgram
meq milliequivalent
Mg magnesium
mg milligram
min minute
mixt mixture
ml milliliter
mm millimeter
mo month
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Na sodium
FDA food and drug administration
NPO nothing by mouth
non rep do not repeat
NaCl sodium chloride
neg negative
NF national formulary
NKDA no know drug allergies
NKA no know allergies
NS normal saline
N & V nausea and vomiting
no number
noc in the night
NSAID nonsteroidal antiinflammitory drug
od right eye
oint ointment
OR operating room
aud hear
dys- bad, abnormal
necrlo death
renlo kidney
hysterlo uterus
proctlo rectum
vaslo vessel
phleblo vein
nephrlo kidney
super- above
optic eye
ID intradermal
gal gallon
PBO prescribed brand only
-vudine antiviral
-olol beta blocker
-cillin penicillin
-caine local anesthetic
-mycin macrolide antibiotic
-cef cephalosporin antibiotic
-oma tumor
pseudo- false
erythrocyte red blood cell
tachy- rapid
estro estrogen hormone
flox quinolone antibiotic
plumlo lung
con- together or with
-sclerosis hardening
cystlo bladder or cyst
intra- within, inside
chronic of extended duration or time
IVP intravenous push
sub- under, beneath
mono one
oph, ophth opthalmic, for the eye
-cycline tetracycline antibiotic
DUR drug utilization review
hypo- below, deficient
cyanlo blue
post- behind, after
sulfa sulfonamide antibacterial
anti- against, opposted to
-rhea discharge, flow
DAW dispense as written
neurology nervous system including the brain
barb barbituate
-azosin vasodilator
HA headache
gyneclo female
cardiomyopathy heart muscle disease
a, an- without
-cide kill, killer
-emesis vomiting
path, pathy disease, suffering
top topically
circum- around
-ectomy removal of
PPI patient package insert
poly many
inter- among, between
Fe iron
kvo keep vein open
TPN total parenteral nutrition
susp suspension
CA cancer
D5NS dextrose 5% in normal saline
temp temperature
tid three times a day
tr, tinc tincture
trit triturate
tsp teaspoon
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
DDAVP desmopressin acetate
DES diethylstilbestrol
D5 5% dextrose
D5/0.9NS 5%dextrose in 0.9%sodium chloride
FeSo4 ferrous sulfate
HCl hydrochloric acid
USP united states pharmacopeia
UTI urinary tract infection
vag vaginal
ud as directed
ung ointment
USAN united states adopted names
CO2 carbon dioxide
NaCl sodium chloride
vol volume
VS vital signs
= equal to
APAP acetaminophen
ASA asprin, acetaylsalic acid
AZT zidovudine
Ca calcium
CCB calcium channel blocker
Cl chloride
Y year
vo verbal order
wa while awake
X times
H20 water
INH isoniazide
K potassium
Kcl potassium chloride
MAOI monoamine oxidase inhibitors
MgSo4 magnesium sulfate
MOM milk of magnesia
MS, MS04 morphine sulfate
MVI mutlivitamin
qam every morning
qd every day
qh every hour
qhs every bedtime
qid four times a day
qod every other day
qs quanity sufficient
qt quart
qty quantity
R/O rule out
RR recovery room
rep repeat
Rx prescription
sat saturated
sc, sq, subq subcutanious
sig label
sl sublingual
SOB shortness of breath
sol solution
solv dissolve
stat immediatley
supp suppository
SWI sterile water for injection
syr syringe, syrup
tabs tablets
tbsp tablespoonful
extra- outside, beyond
semi- half
-plasty reshaping or repair
MR, MRX1 may repeat, may repeat on time
en- inside, within
DNR do not resusitate
DS double strength
PCA patient-controlled analgesia
PB phenobarbital
O2 oxygen
NTG nitroglycerin
NPH neutral protamine hagedorn
NaHCo3 sodium bicarbonate
TDS transdermal delivery system
IA intra-arterial
-azepam benzodiazepine
brady- slow
ante- before
-algia pain
homo- same
contra against
-logy study of
-tomy cut
en-, endo- into
MDI metered dose inhaler
tri- three
hyper- above, excessive
ag dist distilled water
hemi- half
hepatitis inflamation of the liver
peri- around
HBP high blood pressure
-profen steroid anti-inflammatory
hs bedtime
bronchitis inflamation of bronchi
EC enteric coated
-cyte cell
IVPB intravenous piggyback
derm skin
PCN penicillin
-itis inflammation
w/o without
edem excess fluid in the tissues
NTG nitroglycerin
WBC white blood cell
PTEC pharmacy technician education council
PTCB Pharmacy Technician Certification board
P & T pharmacy and therapeutics committee
NABP national association of the boards of pharmacy
DEA Drug enforcement administration
UTI urinary tract infection
URI upper respiratory infection
MS multiple sclerosis
MI myocardial infarction
HTN hypertension
HIV human immunodeficient virus
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
DVT deep vein thrombosis
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CHF congestive heart failure
CA cancer
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ZnO zinc oxide
TMP/SMX trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
TMP trimethoprim
TCN tetracycline
PVN prenatal vitamins
PCN penicillin
non- not
JCAHO joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations
ASHP american sociey of health systems pharmacists
APHA american pharmaceutical association
AAPT american association of pharmacy technicians
hepatlo liver
pathlo disease
gastrlo stomach
toxlo poison
mylo muscle
thromblo blood clot
hemlo blood
arthrlo joint
stromlo mouth or surgical opening
orlo mouth
otlo ear
ostelo bone
coagulo clot
erythrlo red
carilo heart
bucclo inside of cheek
encephalo brain
bronchlo airway
hemlo blood
cytlo cell
neurlo nerve
naslo nose
CV Cardiovascular
Created by: pharmacystudent on 2007-02-16



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