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abreviations for med

QuestionAnswer
@ at
ac before meals
bid twice a day
qid four times a day
DC,D/C discontinue
et and
gt grop
hs hour of sleep
inj injection
IV intravenous
NPO NOTHING BY MOUTH
pc after meals
qh every hour
q4h every four hours
s without
Sig directions, label
STAT immediately
AD right ear
AU both ears
OS left eye
q every
PP post prandial
pm at night
agit agitate
M mix
Ophth instill in eye
Top topical
Supp suppository
caps capsule
syr syrup
i one
X ten
L fifty
aa of each
c with
tid three times a day
qod every other day
cc cubic centimeter
GI gastrointestinal
gtt drops
h hour
IM intramuscular
noc, noct night
PO by mouth
PRN,prn as needed
q2h every two hours
RX take, take thou
ss one half
qns insufficient quantity
Sub Q, SQ subcutaneous
AS left ear
OD right eye
OU both eyes
X times
am in the morning
ad up to
U,u unit, units
dil dilute
otic instill in ear
ung, oint ointment
vag vaginally
tab tablet
aq aqueous water
V five
C one hundred
mg,mgm milligram
amb ambulatory
DOB date of birth
gravid # of pregnancies
GYN gynecology
LMP last menstrual period
NKDA no known drug allergies
OB obstetrics
para # live births
peds pediatrics
VB viable birth
WB well baby
WN well nourished
y/o years old
check sign check
C/O complains of
CC chief complaint
DC discontinue
Dx diagnosis
FH family history
Hx history
Created by: ximenacouture
 

 



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