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Pharmacy Technician

AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
od daily
IM intramuscular
inj injection
IV intravenous
po by mouth
pr by rectum
SC subcutaneous
top topical
aq mix with water
cap capsule
D5W dextrose 5% water
NS 0.9% Normal Saline
elix elixir
supp suppository
syr syrup
tab tablet
ung ointment
ac before meals
pc after meals
cc with meals
qam every morning
q every
bid 2 times daily
tid 3 times daily
qid 4 times daily
hs at bedtime
prn as needed, as necessary
qd every day
qh every hour
stat immediately
aa of each, of equal
ad up to
qs sufficient quantity
qs ad sufficient quantity up to
ss one-half
tbsp tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
sig let it be written
mitte send
Rx take
sl sublingual
sol solution
tuss cough
eod every other day
disp dispense
d/c discontinue
NPO nothing by mouth
OTC over the counter
DOB date of birth
u units
forte strong
ud as directed
NR no repeats, no refills
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
DUR drug utilization review
MAR medication Administration Record
FDA Food & Drug Act
CDSA Controlled Drug & Substances Act
ASAP as soon as possible
NPA no public access
fl fluid
g gram
gtt drop
L liter
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
mL milliliter
Created by: mill_chick
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