abbreviations

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  1. IM
    intramuscular
  2. IV
    intravenous
  3. IV PB
    intravenous piggyback
  4. subcut
    subcutaneous
  5. SL
    • sublingual,
    • under the tongue
  6. ID
    intradermal
  7. GT
    gastrostomy tube
  8. NG
    nasogastric tube
  9. NJ
    nasojejunal
  10. p.o.
    • by mouth,
    • orally
  11. p.r.
    • per rectum,
    • rectally
  12. a.c.
    before meals
  13. p.c.
    after meals
  14. ad. lib
    • as desired,
    • freely
  15. p.r.n.
    when necessary
  16. stat
    • immediately,
    • at once
  17. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  18. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  19. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  20. min
    minute
  21. h
    hour
  22. q.h
    every hour
  23. q.2hr
    every two hours
  24. q.3h
    every three hours
  25. q.4h
    every four hours
  26. q.6h
    every six hours
  27. q.8h
    every eight hours
  28. q.12h
    every twelve hours
  29. q
    every
  30. qs
    quantity sufficient
  31. aq
    water
  32. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  33. gtt
    drop
  34. tab
    tablet
  35. cap
    capsule
  36. et
    and
  37. noct
    night

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