Pharmacology Abbreviations

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Pharmacology Abbreviations
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Various abbreviations to memorize for pharmacology class
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  1. a.c.
    before meals
  2. p.c.
    after meals
  3. q.d.
    every day
  4. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  5. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  6. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  7. q.o.d.
    every other day
  8. q.h.
    every hour
  9. q1h
    every hour
  10. q4h
    every four hours
  11. q8h
    every eight hours
  12. q12h
    every twelve hours
  13. h.s.
    hour of sleep
  14. stat
    immediately
  15. PRN
    as necessary
  16. D/C
    discontinue
  17. c
    with
  18. s
    without
  19. O.D.
    right eye
  20. O.S.
    Left eye
  21. O.U.
    each eye
  22. A.D.
    right ear
  23. A.S.
    left ear
  24. A.U.
    each ear
  25. C
    Celcius
  26. c.c.
    cubic centimeter
  27. cm.
    Centimeter
  28. dr
    dram
  29. F
    Fahrenheit
  30. g
    gram
  31. gr
    Grain
  32. gtt
    drop
  33. kg
    kilogram
  34. lb
    pound
  35. mg
    milligram
  36. L
    Liter
  37. oz
    ounce
  38. ss
    one half
  39. T
    tablespoon
  40. tbsp
    tablespoon
  41. t
    teaspoon
  42. tsp
    teaspoon
  43. mL
    milliliters
  44. mcg
    micrograms
  45. IM
    intramuscular
  46. SC
    subcutaneous
  47. SQ
    subcutaneous
  48. R
    rectal
  49. tab
    tablet
  50. cap
    capsule
  51. supp
    suppository
  52. p.o.
    oral
  53. ID
    intradermal
  54. IV
    intravenous
  55. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  56. IVP
    intravenous push
  57. SL
    sublingual

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