Pharmacy Abreviations

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Pharmacy Abreviations
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  1. ml
    milliliter
  2. L
    liter
  3. mg
    milligram
  4. g, gm
    gram
  5. mcg
    microgram
  6. kg
    kilogram
  7. gr
    grain
  8. fl oz
    fluid ounce
  9. mEq
    milli equivalent
  10. T, tbsp
    tablespoon
  11. tsp
    teaspoon
  12. ss
    one-half
  13. gtt
    drop
  14. qs
    quantity sufficient
  15. apap
    acetaminophen/tylenol
  16. asa
    aspirin
  17. ibu
    ibuprofen
  18. hctz
    hydrochlorothiazide
  19. pcn
    penicillin
  20. tcn
    tetracycline
  21. Na
    sodium
  22. TPN
    Total Parental Nutrition
  23. K
    potassium
  24. Ca
    Calcium
  25. Smz/tmp
    Sulmethoxazole/trimethoprim
  26. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  27. NS
    normal saline
  28. DC
    discontinue
  29. otc
    over the counter
  30. npo
    nothing by mouth
  31. Rx
    prescription
  32. DAW
    dispense as written
  33. NKA
    no known allergies
  34. qty
    quantity
  35. sob
    shortness of breath
  36. hbp
    high blood pressure
  37. HA
    head ache
  38. PA
    pain
  39. anx
    anxiety
  40. aaa
    apply to affected area
  41. aa
    each, affected area
  42. c
    with
  43. disp
    dispense
  44. NR
    no refills
  45. ud
    as directed
  46. n/v
    nausea and vomiting
  47. dx
    diagnosis
  48. tab
    tablet
  49. cap
    capsule
  50. supp
    suppository
  51. ung, oint
    ointment
  52. SR
    sustained release
  53. XR
    extended release
  54. LA
    long acting
  55. CD
    control delay
  56. cr
    cream
  57. amp
    ampule
  58. susp
    suspension
  59. opth
    opthalmic(eye)
  60. otic
    ear
  61. syr
    syrup
  62. sol
    solution
  63. U
    unit
  64. po
    by mouth
  65. pr
    rectally/ per rectum
  66. vag
    vaginally
  67. as
    left ear
  68. ad
    right ear
  69. au
    both ears
  70. od
    right eye
  71. os
    left eye
  72. ou
    both eyes
  73. IV
    intravenous
  74. IM
    intramuscular
  75. SL
    sub-lingual
  76. per neb
    in nebulizer
  77. SC,SQ
    subcutaneous
  78. stat
    immediately, now
  79. qd
    one daily
  80. bid
    twice daily
  81. tid
    three time daily
  82. qid
    four times daily
  83. hs
    at bedtime
  84. h, hr
    hour
  85. Q
    every
  86. Q4h
    every 4 hours
  87. qod
    every other day
  88. Qhs
    nightly at bedtime
  89. W, wk
    week
  90. prn
    as needed
  91. p
    after
  92. a
    before
  93. ac
    before meals
  94. pc
    after meals

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