Pharmacy Abbriviations

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  1. AD 
    right ear 
  2. AS 
    LEFT EAR 
  3. AU 
    BOTH EARS 
  4. IM 
    INTRAMUSCULARLY
  5. IV
    INTRAVENOUS
  6. SC 
    SUBCUTANEOUSLY
  7. OD 
    RIGHT EYE
  8. OS 
    LEFT EYE 
  9. OU
    BOTH EYES
  10. PO 
    BY MOUTH 
  11. PR
    BY RECTUM 
  12. PV 
    BY VAGINA
  13. AC 
    BEFORE MEALS
  14. PC 
    AFTER MEALS
  15. AM 
    MORNING 
  16. PM
    NIGHT
  17. H
    hour
  18. qd 
    everyday
  19. bid
    twice daily
  20. tid
    three times daily
  21. qid
    four times daily
  22. stat
    now
  23. prn
    as needed
  24. qod
    every other day
  25. q_h
    every _____ hours
  26. gram
  27. gtt
    drop
  28. mEq 
    milliequivalent
  29. mg 
    milligram
  30. qs 
    quantity sufficient
  31. qsad
    quantity sufficient as directed
  32. tbsp
    tablespoon
  33. tsp
    teaspoon
  34. ud
    utd
  35. sig:
    directions to be written on dispensing container
  36. sob
    shortness of breath
  37. ung
    ointment
  38. AA
    affected area
  39. IVP
    intravenous push (by syringe)
  40. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback(mini IV)
  41. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  42. SL 
    under tongue 
  43. Hs 
    bedtime 
  44. NR 
    no refills
  45. with 
  46. _
    S
    without
  47. tab 
    tablet 
  48. cap
    capsule 
  49. sol
    solution
  50. susp
    suspension
  51. syr
    syrup
  52. liq
    liquid
  53. supp
    suppository
  54. crm
    cream
  55. UNG oint 
    ointment
  56. SR, XR, XL
    time released
  57. BM
    BOWEL MOVEMENT
  58. BP
    BLOOD PREASURE
  59. DAW
    DISPENSE AS WRITTEN 
  60. DOB
    DATE OF BIRTH 
  61. DUR
    DRUG UTILIZATION REVIEW
  62. EC 
    ENTERIC COATED
  63. HA 
    HEADACHE
  64. HR 
    HEART RATE 
  65. SOB
    SHORTNESS OF BREATH
  66. UTI 
    urinary tract infection 
  67. CARD
    HEART
  68. CYST
    BLADDER
  69. GASTRO
    STOMACH 
  70. MYO
    HEART
  71. PECTOR
    CHEST
  72. NEURO
    NERVE
  73. PNEUM
    LUNG
  74. OCUL
    EYE
  75. DERMA
    SKIN
  76. VEN
    VEIN
  77. MAST
    BREAST
  78. OSTE
    BONE
  79. NEPHR
    KIDNEY
  80. OT
    EAR
  81. HYPO 
    LOW
  82. HYPER
    HIGH 
  83. GLYCEMIA
    SUGAR
  84. ANTI 
    AGAINST
  85. SL 
    SUBLINGUALLY; UNDER THE TONGUE 
  86. PER NEB
    BY NEBULIZER 
  87.  . 
     I
    ONE
  88.  .. 
     II
    TWO
  89.  .. 
    SS
    ONE-HALF
  90. ML 
    MILLILITER 
  91. FL 
    FLUID 
  92. oz
    ounce 
  93. mcg 
    microgram
  94. aa 
    each 
  95. ad 
    up to 
  96. aq ad 
    add water up to 
  97. aqua
    water
  98. BSA 
    body surface area
  99. cc 
    with food
  100. gr
    grain
  101. NS 
    normal saline
  102. tuss
    cough
  103. troche
    lozenge
  104. APAP
    acetaminophen (tilenol)
  105. ASA
    aspirin
  106. D5w
    5% dextrose in water
  107. HITZ
    hydrochlorothiazide
  108. IBU
    ibuprofen 
  109. MS
    morphine solution 
  110. mts 
    Methotrexate
  111. NTG
    Nitrogluycerin
  112. PEN
    penicillin 
  113. ten
    tetracyline
  114. top.
    topically
  115. subc
    subcutaneous
  116. subq
    subcutaneous

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