Common Abbreviation

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Common Abbreviation
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  1. ad lid
    freely, as desired
  2. a. c.
    before meals
  3. b.i.d
    twice a day
  4. c with a line on top
    with
  5. caps
    capsule
  6. dl
    deciliter
  7. elix
    elixer
  8. ext
    extract
  9. g
    gram
  10. gr
    grain
  11. gtt
    drop(s)
  12. h
    hour
  13. h.s.
    bedtime, hour of sleep
  14. ID
    intradermal
  15. IM
    intermuscularly
  16. inj.
    injection
  17. IV
    intravenous
  18. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  19. kg
    kilogram
  20. kvo
    keep vein open
  21. L
    liter
  22. mcg
    micrograms
  23. mEq
    milliequivalent
  24. mg
    milligram
  25. ml
    milliliter
  26. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  27. O.D.
    in the right eye
  28. OCTOR
    on call to operating room
  29. O.S.
    in the left eye
  30. o.d.
    everyday
  31. O.U.
    both eyes
  32. p with line on top
    after
  33. p.c
    after meals
  34. p.o.
    by mouth
  35. prn
    when needed or requested
  36. q
    every
  37. q.h.
    every hour
  38. q2h
    every two hours
  39. q8h
    every 8 hours
  40. q.s.
    a sufficient quantity
  41. q.i.d
    four time a day
  42. s with line on top
    without
  43. S.C.
    subcutaneous
  44. S.L.
    sublingual
  45. sol.
    solution
  46. ss with line on top
    one-half
  47. stat
    immidiately
  48. susp.
    suspension
  49. t.i.d
    three times a day
  50. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  51. tr.
    tincture
  52. tsp.
    teaspoon

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