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pharm tech sig codes

abbreviationmeaning
a.d. Right Ear
a.s. Left Ear
a.u. Each Ear
i.m.,IM Intramuscular
inj. Injection
i.v.,IV Intravenous
i.v.p.,IVP Intravenous Push
IVBP Intravenous Piggyback
o.d. Right Eye
o.s. Left Eye
o.u. Each Eye
Per neb By Nebulier
p.o. By mouth
p.r. Rectlly
p.v. Vaginally
SQ,SC,subc,subq Subcutaneously
s.l.,SL sublingually
top. Topically
aq,aqua Water
Caps Capsules
cm cream
elix Elixir
liq Liquid
supp suppository
SR,XR,XL slow/extended release
syr. syrup
tab tablet
ung.,oint. ointment
a.c. before food, before meals
a.m. morning
b.i.d.,bid twice a day
h hour, at the hour of
h.s. at bedtime
p.c. after food, after meals
pm aafternoon or evening
p.r.n.,prn as needed
q.i.d.,qid four times a day
q each, every
q-h every hour
stat. immediately
t.i.d.,tid three times a day
a.a.,aa of each or affected area
ad to, up to
aq. ad add water up to
dil. dilute
div. divide
f,fl fluid
fl.oz fluid ounce
g,G,gm gram
gtt drop
L liter
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
ml,mL milliliter
q.s. a sufficient quantity
q.s. ad add sufficient quantity to make
tbsp tablespoon (5mL)
tsp teaspoon (5mL)
l left
c with
disp dispence
f, ft. make, let it be made
NR,nr no refill
s without
ut.dict,u.d. as directed
sig. write, label
DAW dispense as written
BSA Body Surface Area
per g per gastric button
per ngt per nasogastric tube
D5W dextrose 5% in water
NS normal saline
D.T.D. give of such doses
M. ft. mix and make
ad. lib. as desired
q.o.d. every other day
min. minute
pr per rectum
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