Pharmacy abbreviations

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  1. a.d.
    right ear
  2. as
    left ear
  3. al
    left ear
  4. au
    both ears
  5. od
    right eye
  6. os
    left eye
  7. ol
    left eye
  8. ou
    both eyes
  9. po
    by mouth
  10. SL
    sublingually, under the tongue
  11. per neb
    by nebulizer
  12. tab.
    tablet
  13. cap
    capsule
  14. SR
    slow/extended release
  15. XR
    slow/extended release
  16. XL
    slow/extended release
  17. sol
    solution
  18. sups
    suspension
  19. qd
    every day
  20. bid
    twice a day
  21. tid
    three times a day
  22. qid
    four times a day
  23. am
    morning
  24. pm
    afternoon or evening
  25. hs
    bedtime
  26. top.
    topically, locally
  27. pr
    rectally, into the rectum
  28. pv
    vaginally, into the vagina
  29. IM
    intramuscular
  30. IV
    intravenous
  31. IVP
    intravenous push
  32. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  33. SC
    subcutaneously
  34. subc
    subcutaneously
  35. subq
    subcutaneously
  36. syr
    syrup
  37. liq
    liquid
  38. supp.
    suppository
  39. crm
    cream
  40. ung.
    ointment
  41. oint
    ointment
  42. prn
    as needed
  43. ac
    before food, before meals
  44. pc
    after food, after means
  45. stat
    immediately
  46. q_h
    every _ hour(s)
  47. qod
    every other day
  48. mcg
    microgram
  49. μg
    microgram
  50. mg
    milligram
  51. g
    gram
  52. gm
    gram
  53. mEq
    milliequivalent
  54. aa
    of each
  55. ad
    to, up to
  56. aq. ad
    add water up to
  57. qs ad
    add sufficient quality to make
  58. c
    with
  59. without
  60. gtt
    drop
  61. mL
    milliliter
  62. tsp
    teaspoon
  63. tbsp
    tablespoon
  64. fl. oz.
    fluid ounce
  65. L
    liter
  66. UTD
    as directed
  67. NR
    no refill
  68. no refill
  69. one-half
  70. 1, 2, etc.
  71. aq
    water
  72. aqua
    water
  73. BSA
    body surface area
  74. cc
    cubic centimeter, with food, with meals
  75. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  76. gr
    grain
  77. NS
    normal saline
  78. per g. button
    by/through gastric button
  79. per n.g.t.
    by/through naso-gastric tube
  80. sig.
    write, label
  81. SOB
    shortness of breath
  82. troche
    lozenge
  83. tuss
    cough
  84. q__°
    every _ hour(s)
  85. qWK
    every week
  86. qMO
    every month
  87. tds
    three times a day
  88. ud
    as directed
  89. buccal
    cheek/gum
  90. inj
    injection
  91. ic
    intracardiac
  92. right ear
    a.d.
  93. left ear
    as
  94. left ear
    al
  95. both ears
    au
  96. right eye
    od
  97. left eye
    os
  98. left eye
    ol
  99. both eyes
    ou
  100. by mouth
    po
  101. sublingually, under the tongue
    SL
  102. by nebulizer
    per neb
  103. tablet
    tab.
  104. capsule
    cap
  105. slow/extended release
    SR, XR, XL
  106. solution
    sol
  107. suspension
    sups
  108. every day
    qd
  109. twice a day
    bid
  110. three times a day
    tid
  111. four times a day
    qid
  112. morning
    am
  113. afternoon or evening
    pm
  114. bedtime
    hs
  115. topically, locally
    top.
  116. rectally, into the rectum
    pr
  117. vaginally, into the vagina
    pv
  118. intramuscular
    IM
  119. intravenous
    IV
  120. intravenous push
    IVP
  121. intravenous piggyback
    IVPB
  122. subcutaneously
    SC, subc, subq
  123. syrup
    syr
  124. liquid
    liq
  125. suppository
    supp.
  126. cream
    crm
  127. ointment
    ung., oint
  128. as needed
    prn
  129. before food, before meals
    ac
  130. after food, after means
    pc
  131. immediately
    stat
  132. every _ hour(s)
    q_h, q__°
  133. every other day
    qod
  134. microgram
    mcg, μg
  135. milligram
    mg
  136. gram
    g, gm
  137. milliequivalent
    mEq
  138. of each
    aa
  139. to, up to
    ad
  140. add water up to
    aq. ad
  141. add sufficient quality to make
    qs ad
  142. with
    c
  143. drop
    gtt
  144. milliliter
    mL
  145. teaspoon
    tsp
  146. tablespoon
    tbsp
  147. fluid ounce
    fl. oz.
  148. liter
    L
  149. as directed
    UTD
  150. no refill
    NR, ∅
  151. water
    aq, aqua
  152. body surface area
    BSA
  153. cubic centimeter
    cc
  154. with food, with meals
    cc
  155. dextrose 5% in water
    D5W
  156. grain
    gr
  157. normal saline
    NS
  158. by/through gastric button
    per g. button
  159. by/through naso-gastric tube
    per n.g.t.
  160. write, label
    sig.
  161. shortness of breath
    SOB
  162. lozenge
    troche
  163. cough
    tuss
  164. every week
    qWK
  165. every month
    qMO
  166. three times a day
    tds
  167. as directed
    ud
  168. cheek/gum
    buccal
  169. injection
    inj
  170. intracardiac
    ic
  171. without
  172. half
  173. 1, 2, etc

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