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medication abbreviat


a before
aa equal parts of each
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
AM or am before noon (morning)
AMP or amp ampule
amt amount
aq water
ASA acetylsalicylic acid or aspirin
BID or bid twice a day
c with
cap capsule
cc cubic centimeter
comp compound
D/C or d/c discontinue
DIG Digoxin
dil dilute
dr; dram
elx elixir
ext extract
Gm;G;gm gram
gr grain
gtt(s) drop(s)
H; hr hour
HS or hs at bedtime
ID intradermal
inj injection
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
IVPB IV piggyback
kg kilogram
L left
L liter
M(s) or m(s) minim(s)= to a drop
mcg microgram
mEq or meq milliequivalents
Created by: erjola



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