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Prescription Abbreviations

q every
qH every hour
qAM every morning
qPM every night
qHS every bedtime
qD every day
qOD every other day
qWK every week
qMO every month
q__° every __ hours
q__H every __ hours
BID twice a day
TID three a day
QID four a day
X__D times __ days (for __ days)
TDS three times a day
C with
AC before a meal
PC after a meal
HS at bedtime
PRN as needed
UD as directed
AA of each
QS quantity sufficient
GTT drop
G gallon
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears
PO orally
SL sublingual
NG naso-gastric
BUCCAL cheek/gum
PR rectally
PV vaginally
SUPP suppository
TAB tablet
CAP capsule
IM intramuscular
SQ subcutaneous
IV intravenous
IC intracardiac
INJ injection
STAT immediately
DAW dispense as written



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