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  1. ad lib
    freely, as desired
  2. a.c.
    before meals
  3. AD
    right ear
  4. AS
    left ear
  5. AU
    both ears
  6.  b.i.d./B.I.D.
    twice a day
  7. c
    with or cup
  8. ft
    foot
  9. g
    grams
  10. gr
    grains
  11. gtt
    drops
  12. H.S or h.s
    hours of sleep
  13. ID
    intradermal
  14. IM
    intramuscular
  15. In
    inch
  16. I.U./IU
    International units
  17. IVPB
    Intravenous piggyback
  18. kg
    kilogram
  19. kvo
    keep vein open
  20. L
    liters
  21. lb
    pounds
  22. mcg
    microgram
  23. mEq
    milliequivalent
  24. mg
    milligram
  25. ml, mL
    milliliter
  26. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  27. O.D
    in the right eye
  28. O.S
    in the left eye
  29. o.u or O.U
    both eye
  30. oz
    ounces
  31. p
    after
  32. p.c
    after meals
  33. p.o
    by mouth
  34. pr
    per rectum
  35. prn, PRN
    whenever necessary
  36. pt
    pint
  37. q
    every
  38. q.d
    every day
  39. q.h
    every hour
  40. q2h
    every 2 hours
  41. q4h
    every 4 hours
  42. q.i.d or Q.I.D
    four times a day
  43. q.o.d
    every other day
  44. qt
    quart
  45. s
    without
  46. SC, s.c, s.q
    subcutaneously
  47. s.l or S.L
    sublingually
  48. stat
    immediately
  49. supp
    suppository
  50. tid or T.I.D
    three times a day
  51. tbsp
    tablespoon
  52. tsp
    teaspoon
  53. u or U
    units

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