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CRMA Unit 2 Pg 8

Drug Administration Abbreviations

ac (with or without a line over it) before meals
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears
ad lib as patient desires
bid or BID two times per day
cap capsule
cc cubic centimeter
d/c or D/C discontinue
dr dram
GM or gm or G gram
gtt(s) drop(s)
HS hour of sleep
I.U. international units
Mcg microgram
mg milligrams
ml milliliter
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
oz ounce
prn as needed
Q or q (with or without a line over it) every
qd or QD once a day
qh every hour
q2H, q4H, q8H every 2,4,8 hours
qhs every night at bedtime
qid or QID four times a day
qod or QOD every other day
sc or sq subcutaneous
SL or sl sublingual
stat at once
supp suppository
susp suspension
tab tablet
tid or TID three times a day
Tinct. or tc tincture
T or Tbs tablespoon
t or tsp teaspoon
U or Unit unit
ung or oint ointment
i or ii (with or without a line over it) one or two
pc (with or without a line over it) after meals
mEq milli equivalents
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