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Pharmacology - abbrevs review

1/12 one month
1/52 one week
ac; a.c. before meals
A.S.A.P. as soon as possible
bid; b.i.d. twice a day
cap capsule
CPS Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties
gtt(s) drop(s)
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 day before noon (morning)
Q.D.; q.d. every day
q.o.d. every other day
q.p.m. every day afternoon (every night)
q_h every (#) hours
q.h. every hour
qid; q.i.d. four times a day
Rx prescription
S.C.; SC; SQ; subc, subq, subcut subcutaneous
SL, sl sublingual
STAT; stat immediately
SS one half
tid; t.i.d. three times a day
tab tablet
TX treatment
ung ointment
x3days times three days
Created by: deyoht_kwa
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