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Pharmacy Technician SIG Code Flash Cards

c with
s without
MI Myocardial Infraction
o.s. left eye
o.u. both eyes
o.d. right eye
sub-q subcutaneous
DUE drug utilization evaluation
DUR drug utilization review
DRG Diagnosis Related Group
IM intramuscular
MDI metered dose inhaler
Ext. extract
q.o.d. every other day
oint ointment
Rx prescription; take
NR, Non Rep no renewals, do not repeat
amp ampule
m.ft. mix and shake
cap capsule
p.c. after meals
CHF congestive heart failure
PRN as needed
SOS may repeat if necessary
cc cubic centimeter
q.wk. every week
r. right
a.c. before meals
D5W dextrose 5% in water
q.h. every hour
l. left
q.d. every day, daily
rect, rec rectal, per rectum
Conc. concentration
B.S. blood sugar
T temperature
SC, s.q. subcutaneous
HA headache, hyperalimentation
ASA acetylsalicylic acid, asprin
STAT at once, now
EC enteric coated
q each, every
El., elix elixir
IVP intravenous push
vag. vaginal
p., per os by mouth; orally
NPO nothing by mouth
PPI patient package insert
PCN penicillin
USP United States Pharmacopoeia
q.i.d. four times daily
q.h.s. before bedtime
BP blood pressure
Tr., tinct. tincture
DS double strength
IV intraveneous
a.s. left ear
a.d. right ear
a.u. both ears
cps., cmpd compound
gtt. drop
HR heart rate
TPN total parenteral nutrition
hr hour
NS normal saline 0.9%
tsp. teaspoon
NSAID nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs
Sig label, let it be labeled
post op after surgery
ad lib at pleasure
MOM milk of magnesia
ung., ugt ointment
oph., ophth opthamalic
mcg microgram
aa of each
DTD dispense of such dose
N & V nausea & vomiting
s.l. sublingual
subling. sublingual
susp. suspension
BM bowel movement
post after
t.i.d. three times daily
syr syrup
Fl. fluid
APAP acetaminophen
sol., soln. solution
aq dist distilled water
h.s. at bedtime
MR may repeat
supp., suppos suppository
PR per rectum
b.i.d. twice daily
Ped pediatric
IVPB intravenous piggyback
gr. grain
ss one-half
DAW dispense as written
mEq milliequivalent
ut. dict. as directed
tbsp. tablespoon
w.; wk weekly
G, gm. gram
q.s. a sufficient quantity
Created by: DeWees



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