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Pharmacology Abbrevs Exam Review

1/12 one month supply
1/52 one year supply
ac, a.c before meals
ASAP as soon as possible
bid, b.i.d twice a day
cap capsules
CPS Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties
gtt,gtt(s) drop, drops
i, ii one, two
mg milligram
mL, ml millilitre
npo, n.p.o nothing by mouth
ODB Ontario Drug Benefit
OTC over- the- counter
o.u. both eyes
p,c,pc after meals
p.o by mouth
prn as needed
q.a.m every morning / every day before noon
Q.D, q.d every day
q.o.d every other day
q.p.m every afternoon /every night
q_h every 1,2,3...hours
q.h every hour
qid, q.i.d. four times a day
Rx prescription
SC, SQ, subc,subq subcutaneous /under the skin
SL, sl sublingual/ under the tongue
STAT immediately
ss one half
t,i.d, tid three times a day
tab tablet
Tx treatment
ung ointment
x3 days times three days
bis twice
b.i.d twice a day
1/7 one week supply
Created by: amatt



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