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Pharm Tech

hs at bedtime
qd once daily
bid twice a day
tid three times a day
qid four times a day
IM intramuscularly
as left ear
kg kilogram
prn as needed
APAP acetaminophen
mcg microgram
gtt drop
tab tablet
stat immediately;right away
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
non rep do not repeat
ad right ear
g gram
gr grain
cap capsule
sig directions
susp suspension
PCN penicillin
mEq milliequivalent
ud as directed
dc discontinue
lb pound
c with
s without
ss one-half ; 1/2
app applicator
tbsp tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
ml milliliter
IBU ibuprofen
au both ears
ou both eyes
Rx take this
IV intravenous
os left eye
od right eye
oint , ung ointment
supp suppository
q4-6h every 4 to 6 hours
pc after meals
ac before meals
syr syrup
am morning
pm evening
ASA aspirin
liq liquid
aq water
SL sublingual
pr rectally ; per rectum
po by mouth
qod every other day
qs quantity sufficient
q6h every 6 hours
disp dispense
qh every hour
bp blood pressure
inj inject; injection
cc cubic centimeter
L liter
aa of each
qam every morning
comp compound
PCN penicillin
troch troche
pv per vagina; vaginally
Tx treatment
Dx diagnosis
Abx antibiotic
amp ampule
elix elixir
et and
MDI metered dose inhaler
NPO nothing by mouth
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