Abbreviations for Pharm Tech.txt

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  1. DAW
    Dispense as written
  2. Disp
    Dispense
  3. Qty
    Quantity
  4. Rx
    Prescription
  5. Sig
    • Latin for "you write"
    • Directions for use
  6. cap
    Capsule
  7. cr
    Cream
  8. lot
    Lotion
  9. sol
    Solution
  10. supp
    Suppository
  11. susp
    Suspension
  12. Syr
    Syrup
  13. tab
    Tablet
  14. ung
    • Ointment
    • Sometimes "oin" is also used
  15. a
    Before
  16. ac
    Before meals
  17. am
    Morning
  18. c
    With
  19. cm
    With meals
  20. d
    Day
  21. h
    • Hour
    • Sometimes "hr" or ° is also used
  22. hs
    Bedtime
  23. p
    After
  24. pc
    After meals
  25. pm
    In the afternoon or evening
  26. stat
    At once or now
  27. aa
    Affected area
  28. ad
    Right ear
  29. as
    Left ear
  30. au
    Both ears
  31. ien
    In each nostril
  32. IM
    Intramuscular
  33. IV
    Intravenous
  34. IVPB
    Intravenous piggy back
  35. od
    Right eye
  36. os
    Left eye
  37. ou
    Both eyes
  38. po
    By mouth
  39. pr
    By rectum
  40. sc
    Subcutaneous, also Sub Q or SQ
  41. sl
    Sublingual
  42. bid
    Two times a day
  43. NR
    No refills
  44. prn
    As needed
  45. q
    Every
  46. qd
    Every day
  47. qam
    Every morning
  48. qpm
    Every evening
  49. qhs
    Every bedtime
  50. qod
    Every other day
  51. q4h
    Every four hours
  52. qid
    Four times daily
  53. tid
    Three times daily
  54. ut dict
    • As directed
    • Also, "ud" or "uad"
  55. wk
    Weekly
  56. dtd
    Dispense such doses
  57. ss
    One-half
  58. qs
    Quantity sufficient
  59. amp
    Ampule
  60. cc
    Cubic centimeter
  61. g
    Grams
  62. gtts
    Drops
  63. kg
    Kilogram
  64. L
    Liter
  65. mcg
    Microgram
  66. mg
    Milligram
  67. mL
    Milliliter
  68. oz
    Ounces
  69. tbsp
    Tablespoonful
  70. tsp
    Teaspoonful
  71. u
    Unit
  72. APAP
    Acetaminophen
  73. ASA
    Aspirin
  74. D5W
    Dextrose 5% in water
  75. Fe
    • Iron
    • Also, Fe++
  76. HCTZ
    Hydrochlorothiazide
  77. K
    • Potassium
    • Also, K+
  78. LR
    Lactated Ringers
  79. MSO4
    Morphine sulphate
  80. MgSO4
    Magnesium sulphate
  81. Na
    • Sodium
    • Also, Na+
  82. NTG
    Nitroglycerine
  83. PEN
    • Penicillin
    • Also, PCN
  84. SMX/TMP
    Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim
  85. TCN
    Tetracycline
  86. BP
    Blood pressure
  87. HA
    Headache
  88. HBP
    High blood pressure
  89. NKA
    No known allergies
  90. NKDA
    No known drug allergies
  91. N/V
    Nausea and vomiting
  92. P
    Pain

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