Common Pharmaceutical Abbreviations

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Common Pharmaceutical Abbreviations
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  1. A
    Before
  2. aa
    of each
  3. Ac
    an acid
  4. a.c.
    before meals
  5. Ad
    to, upto
  6. add
    add, let it be added
  7. ad lib.
    as much as desired
  8. ad part. Dolent.
    to the painful parts
  9. Alb
    white
  10. aq. dest.
    distilled water
  11. aq. bull.
    boiling water
  12. baln.
    bath
  13. baln. vap.
    steam bath
  14. Bene
    well
  15. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  16. C
    with
  17. catapl.
    a cataplasm, poultice
  18. Cc
    with meals, food
  19. chart. cerat.
    waxed paper
  20. coch. ampl.
    tablespoonful
  21. coch. mag.
    tablespoonful
  22. coch. parv.
    teaspoonful
  23. D
    day
  24. dieb. Alt
    on alternate days
  25. dim.
    one half
  26. d.t.d.
    give of such doses
  27. DTD
    give of such doses
  28. emp.
    a plaster
  29. e.m.p.
    in the manner prescribed
  30. et
    and
  31. ft.
    let them be made
  32. Gt
    drop
  33. Gtt
    drops
  34. guttat.
    drop by drop
  35. h.d.
    at bed hour, at bed time
  36. hor. decub.
    at bed hour, at bed time
  37. HS
    before sleep
  38. h.s.
    before sleep
  39. in d.
    in a day
  40. in vitro
    in glass
  41. m.p.
    in the manner prescribed
  42. mod. praes
    in the manner prescribed
  43. mor. dict.
    in the manner directed
  44. noct.
    at night
  45. non rep.
    do not repeat
  46. O.D.
    right eye
  47. omn. hor.
    every hour
  48. omn. man. Vel noct.
    every morning or night
  49. opt.
    the best
  50. O.S.
    left eye
  51. O.U.
    each eye
  52. parv.
    small
  53. p.c.
    after meals
  54. PC
    after meals
  55. p.o.
    by mouth
  56. p.e.
    equal parts
  57. pro us. ext.
    for external use
  58. p.r.n.
    as needed
  59. q.d.
    every day
  60. Qh
    every hour
  61. Q4h
    every four hours
  62. q.i.d
    four times a day
  63. q.l.
    as much as you wish
  64. q.p.
    as much as you wish
  65. q.s.
    as much as siffices
  66. QS
    as much as suffices
  67. q.v.
    as much as you wish
  68. QOD
    on alternate days
  69. Rx
    recipe
  70. S
    without
  71. Semel
    once
  72. sine aq.
    without water
  73. s.o.s
    if there is need
  74. sp. vin. rect.
    alcohol
  75. sp. vin. ten.
    proof spirit, diluted alcohol
  76. ss
    one half
  77. stat.
    immediately
  78. sum.
    take, to be taken
  79. s.v.r.
    alcohol
  80. s.v.t.
    proof spirit, diluted alcohol
  81. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  82. ungt.
    ointment
  83. ut dict.
    as told, as directed

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