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Sig Codes #1

Sig Codes

nr no refill
IM intra muscular
SQ subcutaneous
oz ounces
gtts drops
BID twice a day
PV per vaginally
tsp teaspoon
prn as needed
D/C discontinue or discharge
pc after meals
DAW dispense as written
tid three times a day
po by mouth
qid four times a day
qod every other day
q12h every 12 hours
qw every week
hs at bedtime
ac before meals
susp suspension
supp suppository
MDI Meter Dose Inhaler
syr syrup
aaa apply to affected area
ss sliding scale
ung ointment
HTN Hypertension
crm cream
cap capsule
prnp as needed for pain
tab tablet
au both ears
od right eye
ad right ear
ou both eyes
as left ear
os right eye
LA Long Acting
MDI Meter Dose Inhaler
bs Blood Sugar
bucc buccal
NDC National Drug Code
DAW Dispense as Written
ophth ophthalmic -eye
disp dispense
NTG Nitroglycerin
NTE Not to exceed
neb nebulizer
SOB shortness of breath
HBP high blood pressure
ASA Aspirin
APAP Acetaminophen
MVI Multi vitamin
NGT Naso Gastric Tube
exp expire
IVPB Intravenous Piggy Back
app apply
abd abdomen
pcn penicillin
gr grain
NPO Nothing by mouth
SL Sublingual
DS double strength
TCN tetracycline
inj injection
rf refill
SR sustained release
XR extendend release
amp ampule
SA short acting
ha headache
IM Intramuscular
pv per vaginally
otic ear
NKDA No Known drug allergy
MS Morphine sulfate
rect rectally
ung ointment
ug until gone
MOM Milk of Magnesia
CXR Chest Xray
VS Vital Sign
IVP Intravenous Push
DM Diabetes Mellitus
Hx History
MR May repeat
ETOH Alcohol
bs Blood sugar
MI Myocardial Infarction
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
ODT orally disintegrating tablet
D5W 5% dextrose in water
BC Birth Control
ped pediatrics
c/c Cough and Cold
lb pound
BPH Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
inh Inhaler
DNS Do not Substitute
NS Normal Saline
BSA Body Surface Area
tinct. Tincture
N/V Nausea and Vomitting
DM Diabetes Mellitus
PCA Patient Controlled Analgesia
meq milliequivalent
TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition
NSR Normal Sinus Rythmn
EKG Elctrocardiogram
VS Vital Signs
abd Abdominal
cp Chest pain
r/o Rule Out
SNF SKilled Nursing Fascility
OA Osteoarthritis
FeSO4 Ferrous Sulfate
CaCl Calcium Chloride
Hx History
MgSO4 Magensium Sulfate
inst instill
ss sliding scale
ATC around the clock
tx treatment
OM Otitis Media
ODT Orally disintegrating tablet
MTE Multiple Trace Elements
TNG topical nitroglycerin
CCB Calcium Chanel blocker
BB Beta blocker
TCA Tricyclic antidepressants
ARB Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
i/o Input / Output
oob Out of Bed
bbb Blood Brain Barrier
KCL Potassium Chloride
Created by: shmoore



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