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aa of each
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
aq water
bid twice a day
c with
cap capsule
dil dilute
elix elixir
g gram
gr grain
gt or gtt drops
h hour
IM intramuscular
IV itravenous
kg kilogram
L liter
liq liquid
m or min minim
mg milligram
mL milliliter
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
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