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QuestionAnswer
1*, 2*, 3* 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours
a before
aa of each
aaa apply to affected area
ac before meals
ad right ear
ud as directed
AM morning
amp ampules
apl applicatorful (for vaginal creams)
aq water
as left ear
au both ears
bid two times a day
c with
C 100
cap capsules
cc cubic centimeters
cd menstrual day
cid five times a day
cmpd compound
d daily
DAW dispense as written
DC discontinued
DS double strength
et and
fid five times daily
g gram
gen generic
gtt drops
HD high dose
hs bedtime
IM intramuscularly
IV intravenously
l liter
liq liquid
mcg microgram
ml milliliters
mm millimeters
mo month
noct night
npo nothing by mouth
od right eye
os left eye
ou both eyes
p after
pc after meals
per per
PM nighttime
po by mouth
pr rectally
prn as needed
pv vaginally
q every
qam every morning
qd every day
qhs every night at bedtime
q4h every 4 hours
q7pm every day at 7
qid four times a day
qn every night
qod every other day
qs sufficient amount
rept repeat
rf refill
s without
sid one time a day
sig directions
stat immediately
sx symptoms
syr syrup
tab tablets
tbsp tablespoon
tid three times a day
tiw three times weekly
tsp teaspoon
u unit
x3d for three days/doses
wc with meals
ha head ache
ung ointment
ss half
pp as needed for pain
nr no refills
supp suppository
ad lib as needed**
aff affected
ANX for anxiety
app to apply
ASAP as soon as possible
BC birth control
BP for blood pressure
cr cream
dil dilute
disp dispense
DTD give of such dose
EC enteric coated
LA long acting
otic ear
pc & hs after meals and at bedtime
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