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Abbreviations 3667

Medical abbreviations

TermDefinition
PRN as needed
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
PC after meals
PR per rectum
PPD purified protein derivative
q every
QOD every other day
q4h every four hours
AC before meals
ASAP as soon as possible
BID twice daily
CHF congestive heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
FUO fever of undetermined orgin
gtt drops
gr grain
HS bedtime
IM Intramuscular, internal medicine
MAO monoamine oxidase
MRSA Methicillin-resistant staphlococcus aureus
MVI multivitamin injection
NKDA No Known Drug Allergies
OD Over Dose, right eye
NPO Nothing by mouth
OS left eye
PO by mouth, orally
R/O rule out
sl sublingual
suppos. suppository
T tablespoonful
TCN tetracycline
ung ointment
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
IV intravenous
without s, w/o,
t, tsp teaspoon
cap capsule
i one
i-ii 1-2
NTG nitroglycerin
TID three times a day
QID four times a day
MR1X may repeat times one or one time
MOM milk of magnesia
NTE not to exceed
NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PCN penicillin
AD right ear
wt weight
TPN total parenteral nutrition
Syr syrup or syringes
sol solution
qd every day
ou each eye
NR no refill or no repeat
inj injection
fl. oz. fluid ounce(s)
EtOH alcohol
dr dram
cc cubic centimeter
chol cholesterol
BP blood pressure
au both ears
ad right ear
fl. dr. fluid dram
NS normal saline (0.9% sodium chloride)
DSS docusate sodium (colace)
EPI epinephrine
LA long acting
change
ECT enteric coated tablet
FE, Fe, FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
K or K+ potassium
MSO4, MS morphine sulfate
MVI multivitamin
D5W dextrose 5% in water
WA while awake
FA folic acid
CR controlled release
LR lactated ringers solution
HL heparin lock
Dig. digoxin
APAP Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
ASA aspirin
MPF Methyl-Paraben Free (preservative free)
CP chest pain
BM bowel movement
H & H hemoglobin and hematocrit
DAW dispense as written
KCL potassium chloride
ER extended release
SR sustained release
SCT sugar coated tablet
DC, D/C, d/c discontinue or discharge
D5 dextrose 5%
Created by: glendis.cruz
 

 



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