Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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  1. AD
    right ear
  2. ad lib
    freely, as wanted (ad libitum)
  3. A.M.
    morning
  4. ASAP 
    as soon as possible
  5. A.U.
    each ear (aures unitas)
  6. b.i.d.
    twice daily (bis in die)
  7. Bute
    phenylbutazone
  8. cc
    cubic centimeters
  9. DES
    diethylstilbestrol
  10. DMSO
    dimethyl sulfoxide
  11. D5W
    5% dextrose with water
  12. Dx
    diagnosis
  13. e.o.d.
    every other day
  14. g or gm
    gram
  15. GI
    gastrointestinal
  16. gtt
    drops (guttae)
  17. IM
    intramuscular
  18. IP
    intraperitoneal
  19. IV
    intravenous
  20. IVP 
    intravenous pyelogram
  21. K
    potassium
  22. l or L
    litter
  23. lb
    pound
  24. LRS
    lactated Ringer's solution
  25. mcg or ug
    microgram
  26. mEq
    milliequivalent
  27. mg
    milligram
  28. mm
    millimeters
  29. Na
    sodium
  30. NPO
    nothing by mouth (nil per os)
  31. O.D.
    right eye (oculus dexter)
  32. O.S. 
    left eye (oculus sinister)
  33. O.U. 
    both eyes (oculi unitas)
  34. oz
    ounce
  35. p.c.
    after meals (post cibum)
  36. per os or PO 
    by mouth, orally
  37. p.r.m.
    as needed (pro re nata)
  38. q2h
    every 2 hours
  39. q4h
    every 4 hours
  40. q.d. 
    every day
  41. q.h. or o.h. 
    every hour
  42. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  43. q.o.d.
    every other day
  44. Rx
    take thou of (prescription)
  45. SC or SQ
    subcutaneous
  46. s.i.d.
    once a day
  47. sig
    directions, instructions
  48. Sx
    surgery
  49. T, Tbs, Tbsp
    tablespoon
  50. t, tsp
    teaspoon
  51. Tab
    tablet
  52. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  53. Tx
    treatment
  54. U
    unit
  55. ul
    microliter
  56. V-D
    vomiting/diarrhea
  57. x
    times, multiply

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