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ad right ear
as left ear
au each ear
IM Intramuscular
inj injection
IV intravenous
IVPB intravenous piggyback
npo nothing by mouth
od right eye
os left eye
ou each eye
po by mouth
pr per rectum
pv per vagina
SL sublingual
sq or sc subcutaneous
top topical
as before food
am morning
atc around the clock
bid twice a day
H hour, at the hour of
hs at bedtime
pc after food
prn as needed
qid four times a day
Q each, every
qd every day
qh every hour
qod every other day
stat immediately
tid three times a day
aa equal amounts of each
ad add quantity up to
cc cubic centimeter
dil dilute
div divide
F, fl fluid
G,g,gm gram
gr grain
gtt drops
L liter
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
ml milliliter
oz ounce
qs sufficient quantity
qsad add sufficient quantity to make
ss one half
Tbsp tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
U unit
a before
ad as directed
AAA apply to affected area
ad lib at pleasure
agit shake stir
amp ampule
aur ear
aurist ear drops
BP blood pressure
brach arm
BSA body surface area
c with
collun nose wash
collut mouth wash
collyr eyewash
comp compound
cc with food/meals
D right
disp disense
DUE drug usage evaluation
emuls emulsion
et and
HA headache
ICD-9 Intntl Class of Diseases- 9th edition
L left
lin liniment
lot lotion
N at night
narist nasal drops
neb spray
NF National Formulary
non rep do not repeat
occulent eye ointment
O eye
pr per rectum
pulv powder
s without
sig write, label
sol solution
tinc, tr tincture
troche lozenge
tuss cough
ut dict, ud as directed
wf with food
Created by: alexandrarenee



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