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Pharamceutical abbre

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ac   Before food  
bd   Twice daily  
od   Every day  
om   Every morning  
on   Every night  
pc   After food  
prn   When required/whenever necessary  
qds   Four times daily  
qqh   Every four hours  
stat   At once/immediately  
tds   Three times daily  
tid   Three times daily  
im or i/m or IM   Intra-muscular  
iv or i/v or IV   intravenous  
g   gram  
mcg (not used in prescriptions)   microgram  
mg   milligram  
ml   millilitre  
L or l   litre  
BNF   British National Formulary  
BP   British Pharmacopoeia  
MIMS   Monthly index of medical specialities  
NP   Proper name/named  
OTC   Over the counter  
rep   Repeat/let it be repeated  
Rx   Take/recipe/treatment  
SI   International System (of measurement)  
TTA   To take away  
CD/cd   Controlled drug  
GSL   General Sales List  
P   Pharmacy only  
POM   Prescription only medicine  
MODA   Misuse of Drugs Act  
HRT   Hormone replacement therapy  
NSAID   Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug  
PPI   Proton pump inhibitor  


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