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orange module


affected area aa; a.a
up to ad
before meals a.c, ac
right ear a.d
as needed ad lib.
apply app (admov)
stir/ shake agit
acquired imuune deficiency syndrome AIDS
every other hour alt. h.
morning, before noon a.m
ampule amp
amount amt
monoamine oxidase selective serotonin antidepressants (class of)
apply app
water aq
left ear a.l, a.s, AS
as soon as possible ASAP
around the clock A.T.C
both ears a.u
birht control pills bcp
twice bis
twice daily (bicycle- 2 wheel) b.i.d.; bid
bowerl movement B.M.
as a large single dose bol.
blood sugar B.S.
body surface area B.S.A
capsule cap, caps
with (usually written with line on top) c
food c
cubic centimeters cc (in ml)
with food cf
liquid carbonic detergens coal tar
compound comp.
Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties CPS
cream cr, crm
dextrose 5% solution D5W
dextrose 5% in normal saline (0.9%) D5NS
dispense as written D.A.W
discontinue dc, D/C, disc
every other day dieb. alt.
dilute dil.
dispense disp.
dissolve Diss.
divide div.
let such doses be sent d.t.d
distilled water D.W.
electroencephalogram(graphy) EEG
electrocardiogram(graphy) ECG; EKG
elixir elix.
as directed e.m.p.
emulsion emuls.
and et
in water ex. aq./ ex aq.
for f
fluid fl., fld
make, let it be made ft.
for # of days f(# of days) d
gram, give g
grain gr
drop(s) gtt(s)
hyodermic H
hour h, hr
bedtime h.s.; hs
between meals ic
intradermal ID
one, two... i, ii,...
intramuscular IM
injection inj.
instillation instill.
intraperitoneal IP
intrathecal (remove spinal fluid) IT
intravenous IV
intravenous push IVP
intravenous piggyback IVPB
label as such L.A.S
coal tar solution LCD
liniment lin
solution liq
lotion lot
mix M.
as directed md
minimum(meter,minimum,meta,muscle) m, min
microgram mcg
milliequivalent mEq
milligram mg
mix, let a mixture be made mist.
send as such, give mitte
lillilitre mL, ml
spray nebul
not more thean N.M.T
nothing by mouth NPO' npo; n.p.o
night noct.
no repeats non rep.
normal saline NS
non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDS
half normal saline 1/2 NS
not to exceed N.T.E
nausea and vomiting n/v
Ontario Drug Benefits ODB
both eyes o_2
once daily od
right eye o.d.
ointment oint
left eye o.s
over the counter OTC
both eyes o.u
ounce oz
pain p.a.
by or through per
after meals p.c; pc
evening or afternoon p.m.
as needed or required prn
by mouth (orally) p.o.
by rectum p.r.
powder pulv.
every q
every other day q.a.d.
every morning q.a.m.
every # hours q_h
every hour q.h.
every bedtime q.h.s; qhs
every 1 hour q.1h
every day q.d; QD
four times daily q.i.d; qid
every other day q.o.d.
every evening q.p.m.
every four hours qqh
quantity sufficinent( as much as needed) q.s.
rectal R
repeat rep.; rept.
Ringer's lacate RL, R/L
prescription Rx
without s
use your judgement s.a.
subcutaneous SC, subc, subq, subcut, SQ
scruple scr.
selective estrogen receptor modulator SERM
write on label sig
sublingually, under the tongue SL, sl
solution sol
if there is a need s.o.s., si op, sit
sparingly sp
one half ss
immediately stat, STAT
suppository supp
suspension susp
syrup syr
tablet tab
take T
such tal, t
tablespoon tbsp (tb; T)
lozenge troche
teaspoon tsp
three times daily t.i.d.; tid
three times a day t.d.s.
topically top
three times a week t.i.w.
total parenteral nutrition T.P.N.
tincture (contains alcohol- iodine) tr, tinc, tinct.
cough tuss
treatment tx
as directed u.d, ud, ut. dict.
until finished uf
microgram ug
ointment ung.
United States Pharmacopoeia U.S.P.
vaginally vag
with w
without w/o
times X
years old Y.O.
cubic centimetre (with food or ml with food) cc
2.5 ml ss tsp
3.75 ml 3/4 tsp
5ml 1tsp
7.5 ml 1 1/2 tsp
15ml 1 tbsp
30 ml 2 tbsp
1 day 1/7
one month supply 1/12
biweekly supply 1/26
1 week supply 1/52
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