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Abbreviation List

aa Affected Area/ Of Each
ac Before Meals
ad Right Ear
ap Apply
as Left Ear
au Both Ears
bid Twice a Day
daw Dispense as written
dc Discontinue
dns Do Not Substitute
gr. Grain
gtt-gtts Drop/Drops
h Hour
neb Nebulizer
od Right Eye
os Left Eye
OTC Over The Counter
ou Both Eyes
pc After Meals
po By Mouth/ Orally
pp As Needed For Pain
prn As Needed
q Every
q4h Every 4 Hours
qam Every Morning
qd Every Day
qhs Every Hour of Sleep/ At Bedtime
qid 4 times a Day
qod Every Other Day
qs Quantity Sufficiant
sob Shortness of Breath
sol Solution
ss half
t take or temperature
tbsp tablespoon
tid 3 times a day
tsp teaspoon
tuss cough
ud as directed
ug until gone
ung ointment
Created by: JaysonA



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