Pharmacology Abbrevs Part 1

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Pharmacology Abbrevs Part 1
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  1. pharmac/o
    drug
  2. chem/o
    drug
  3. tox/o
    poison
  4. toxic/o
    poison
  5. lingu/o
    tongue
  6. derm/o
    skin
  7. enter/o
    intestines
  8. ven/o
    vein
  9. thec/o
    sheath (of brain and spinal cord)
  10. aer/o
    air
  11. erg/o
    work
  12. idi/o
    individual, distinct, own
  13. iatr/o
    physician, tx
  14. cras/o
    • mixture
    • tempermental
  15. narc/o
    stupor
  16. hypn/o
    sleep
  17. pyret/o
    fever
  18. esthes/o
    feeling, sensation
  19. alges/o
    sensitivity to pain
  20. hist/o
    tissue
  21. vas/o
    vessel
  22. myc/o
    mold
  23. vit/o
    life
  24. -cidal
    pertaining to killing
  25. -static
    pertaining to stopping, controlling
  26. -phylaxis
    protection
  27. -mimetic
    mimic, copy
  28. PO
    by mouth
  29. OS
    left eye
  30. Inh
    inhalation
  31. IV
    intravenous
  32. IM
    intramuscular
  33. SC
    subcutaneous
  34. AD
    right ear
  35. GTT(S)
    drop(s)
  36. NG
    nasogastric
  37. PRN
    as needed
  38. OD
    • right eye
    • once/day
    • overdose
  39. OU
    both eyes
  40. Q
    every
  41. Q5D
    every 5 days
  42. BID
    twice daily
  43. TID
    three times/day
  44. QID
    four times/day
  45. Q1H, Q2H, Q3H, etc
    every 1/2/3 hours etc
  46. PC
    after meals
  47. HS
    hour of sleep (at bedtime)
  48. QOD
    every other day
  49. CPS
    Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties
  50. NSAID
    non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  51. Abx
    antibiotic
  52. ac
    before meals
  53. ad lib
    as desired, as much as you want
  54. aq
    water
  55. asa
    acetylsalicylic acid

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