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PHM1000 De More5

PHM1000 Pharmacy Technician - Chapter 5, Pharmacy Abbreviations De More

ad right ear (aurus dexter)
as left ear (aurus sinister)
au each ear (aurus utro)
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
od right eye (oculus dexter)
os left eye (oculus sinister)
ou each eye (oculus utro)
per neb by nebulizer
po by mouth (per os)
pr rectally, into the rectum
pv vaginally, in the vagina
SC, sq, subc, subq subcutaneously
sl, subl sublingually, under the tongue
top topically
aq, aqua water
caps, cs capsules
cm cream; centimeter
liq liquid
supp suppository
SR, XR, XL slow/extended release
syr syrup/syringe
tab, t, ts tablet, tablets
ung, oint ointment
ac before food, before meals
am morning
bid twice daily, twice a day
h hour, at the hour of
hs at bedtime
pc after meals, after food
pm evening or afternoon
prn as needed
qid four times a day, four times daily
q each, every
qd every day
qod every other day
state immediately
tid three times a day, three times daily
aa of each
aq ad add water, up to
dil dilute
fl fluid
g, G, gm gram
gtt drop
l, L liter, Litre
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
ml, mL milliliter
qs sufficient quantity
ss one-half
tbsp tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
c, w/ with
disp dispense
NR no refill
Ref refill
utd, ud, ut dict as directed
NS normal saline
D5W dextrose 5% in water
cc cubic centimeter (equivalent to 1ml)
SOB shortness of breath
p pain
inl/inh inhale
int instill
tk take
DR discard remainder
gts drops
RX recipe, "take"
qhs every night at bedtime
ss one-half
qs quantity sufficient
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