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NVC Script Abbrv

NVC prescription abbreviations

'a' with a line over it before
ac before meals
AD right ear
ad lib as desired
am before noon
amt. amount
aq water
AS left ear
AU both ears
B with circle around it bilateral
bid twice a day
C Celsius // one hundred
'c' with a line over it with
d day
F Fahrenheit
h hour
hs hour of sleep
i one
ii two
iii three
OD right eye
ss one half
OS left eye
OU both eyes
'p' with a line over it after
pc after meals
per by or through
pm afternoon
po by mouth
pr by rectum
prn as needed
q each or every
qd every day
qh every hour
q #h every # hours
qid four times a day
qod every other day
qs a sufficient quantity
Rx prescription
sig. label, instructions
stat. immediately
tid three times a day
's' with line over without
wk week
yr year
'x' with line time or for
> greater than
< less than
transdermal absorbed thru skin
topical applied to an area
sublingual under the tongue
parenteral administered by injection
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous // four
NKA no known allergy
NKDA no known drug allergy
npo nothing by mouth
tab tablet
cap capsule
ud as directed
DAW dispense as written
d/c discontinue
L liter // Fifty
X ten
M one thousand
D five hundred
738 in roman numerals DCCXXXVIII
2011 in roman numerals MMXI
Created by: iceblue