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Pharmacy Abb.

Common pharmacy abbreviations.

aa or a.a Of each
a.c Before meals
a.d Right ear
a.m Morning
a.s Left ear
o.u Both ears
aq Water
BSA Body surface area
bid Twice a day
a With
caps Capsules
per g button Per gastic button
dil Dilute
disp Dispense
per ngt Per nasgone tube
D5W Destrobe 5% in water
elix Elixer
f,fl Fluid
g.,G.,gm. Gram
gtt Drop
h Hour
hs At bedtime
I.M.,IM Intamuscular
i.v.,IV Intravenous
i.v.p.,IVP Intravenous push
NR No refill
IVPB Intravenous piggyback
L. Liter
I. Left
liq. Liquid
mcg Microgram
mEq. Milliequivalent
mg. Milligram
ml Milliter
NS Normal saline
o.d. Right eye
o.s. Left eye
o,u. Both eye
p.c. After meals
per neb By nebulizer
p.o. By mouth
prn As needed
q Each, every
q.d. Everyday
q6h Every six hour
qid four times a day
q.s. Asufficient quanity
qsad Add sufficient quantity to make
*s Without
SC Subcutencuey
ss One-half
sig. Write, lable
stat. Immediately
supp. Suppository
syr. Syrup
tid Three times a day
tap. Tablets
tbsp. Tablespoon
top. Topically
tsp. Teaspoon
ung. Ointment
a.d. As directed
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