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Medical Abbreviation

Stack #135512

Abbreviations in MedsAnswers
AD right ear
ad lib as desired
aq water
admin administer, administration
AM or a.m. morning
APAP acetaminophen
AS left ear
ASA aspirin
AU in each ear
bid twice a day
cap(s) capsule(s)
cc cubic centimeter
DAW dispense as written
dil dilute
3 or dr dram
elix elixir
g gram
gr grain
gtt(s) drop(s)
h or hr hour
hs at bedtime
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
INH inhalation
IV intravenous
kg kilogram
L liter
liq liquid
m minim
med(s) medication(s)
min minute
ml mililiter
NPO nothing by mouth
OD right eye
OS left eye
OTC over the counter
OU in each eye
3 or oz ounce
pc after meals
Pt or pt patient
per by
PM or p.m. evening
po or PO by mouth
prn as needed
qam every morning
qd every day
qh every hour
q (2, 3, 4) h every (2, 3, 4) hours
qid four times a day
qod every other day
qs of sufficient quanity
Rx take
SC or SQ subcutaneous
SL sublingual
sol solution
ss one half
STAT immediately
T tablespoon
tab(s) tablet(s)
tid three times a day
tsp teaspoon
# number
X times
c with line over it with
p with line over it after
s with line over it without
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