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  1. q.s.
    sufficient quantity
  2. q.o.d.
    every other day
  3. q.i.d.
    four times daily
  4. q.h.s.
    every bedtime
  5. q.h.
    every hour
  6. q.d.
    every day
  7. q.
    every
  8. PRN
    as needed
  9. PR
    rectally
  10. PPI
    patient package insert
  11. post op
    after surgery
  12. post
    after
  13. p, per os
    by mouth, orally
  14. ped
    pediatric
  15. PCN
    penicillin
  16. P.C.
    after meals
  17. o.u.
    both eyes
  18. o.s.
    left eye
  19. oph, ophth
    opthalmic
  20. oint
    ointment
  21. o.d.
    right eye
  22. NSAID
    non steroidal anti inflammatory drug
  23. NS
    normal saline 0.9%
  24. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  25. Non rep, NR
    no refills, do not repeat
  26. N & V
    nausea and vomiting
  27. MR
    may repeat
  28. MOM
    milk of magnesia
  29. MI
    myocardial infarction
  30. m.ft.
    mix and make
  31. mEq
    milli equivalent
  32. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  33. mcg
    microgram
  34. l.
    left
  35. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  36. IVP
    intravenous push
  37. IV
    intravenous
  38. IM
    intramuscular
  39. h.s.
    at bedtime
  40. HR
    heart rate
  41. hr
    hour
  42. HA
    headache hyperalimentation
  43. gtt
    drop
  44. gr.
    grain
  45. G, gm
    gram
  46. Fl
    fluid
  47. Ext
    extract
  48. El, Elix
    elixir
  49. EC
    enteric coated
  50. DUR
    drug utilization review
  51. DUE
    drug utilization evaluation
  52. DTD
    dispense of such dose
  53. DS
    double strength
  54. DRG
    diagnosis related group
  55. DAW
    dispense as written
  56. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  57. Conc
    concentration
  58. cpd, cmpd
    compound
  59. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  60. cc
    cubic centimeter
  61. cap
    capsule
  62. c
    with
  63. BS
    blood sugar
  64. BP
    blood pressure
  65. BM
    bowel movement
  66. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  67. a.u.
    both ears
  68. ASA
    acetyl salicylic acid (aspirin)
  69. a.s.
    left ear
  70. aq dist
    distilled water
  71. APAP
    acetaminophen
  72. a.c.
    before meals
  73. a.d.
    right ear
  74. ad lib
    at pleasure
  75. aa
    of each
  76. amp
    ampule
  77. q. wk
    every week
  78. r.
    right
  79. rect, rec
    rectally
  80. Rx
    prescription, take
  81. s
    without
  82. SC, s.q.
    subcutaneous
  83. Sig
    label, let it be labeled
  84. s.l.
    sublingual
  85. sol., soln.
    solution
  86. SOS
    may repeat if necessary
  87. ss
    one half
  88. STAT
    immediately
  89. sub-q
    subcutaneous
  90. subling.
    sublingually
  91. supp, suppos
    suppository
  92. susp
    suspension
  93. syr
    syrup
  94. T
    temperature
  95. tbsp
    tablespoon
  96. t.i.d.
    three times daily
  97. TPN
    total parental nutrition
  98. Tr.; tinct
    tincture
  99. tsp
    teaspoon
  100. ung, ugt
    ointment
  101. USP
    United States Pharmacopeia
  102. ut. dict
    as directed
  103. vag
    vaginal
  104. w.; wk
    weekly

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