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Pharamceutical abbre

ac Before food
bd Twice daily
od Every day
om Every morning
on Every night
pc After food
prn When required/whenever necessary
qds Four times daily
qqh Every four hours
stat At once/immediately
tds Three times daily
tid Three times daily
im or i/m or IM Intra-muscular
iv or i/v or IV intravenous
g gram
mcg (not used in prescriptions) microgram
mg milligram
ml millilitre
L or l litre
BNF British National Formulary
BP British Pharmacopoeia
MIMS Monthly index of medical specialities
NP Proper name/named
OTC Over the counter
rep Repeat/let it be repeated
Rx Take/recipe/treatment
SI International System (of measurement)
TTA To take away
CD/cd Controlled drug
GSL General Sales List
P Pharmacy only
POM Prescription only medicine
MODA Misuse of Drugs Act
HRT Hormone replacement therapy
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PPI Proton pump inhibitor
Created by: ginny789
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