Quiz 1 Calculations-Dispensing and Prescribing Abbreviations

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Quiz 1 Calculations-Dispensing and Prescribing Abbreviations
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  1. aa
    = amounts of each ingredient
  2. ac
    before meals
  3. ad
    right ear
  4. bid
    2X a day
  5. c
    with
  6. cc
    with food
  7. dtd
    each listed ingredient amount is in each capsule
  8. DW
    distilled water
  9. D5W
    dextrose 5% in DW
  10. GI
  11. gtt(s)
    drop(s) (.05cc)
  12. h or hr
    hour
  13. hs
    at bedtime
  14. IV
    intraveneous
  15. M ft
    mix and make
  16. NS
    Normal Saline (0.9%)
  17. pc
    after meals
  18. po
    orally
  19. prn
    as needed
  20. qd
    every day
  21. qid
    4X per day
  22. qod
    every other day
  23. qs
    quantity sufficient
  24. qs ad
    quantity sufficient to make a final
  25. Rx
    Prescription
  26. s
    without
  27. sig
    write on label
  28. ss
    1/2
  29. stat
    immediately
  30. tid
    3X per day
  31. ud or ut dict
    use as directed
  32. these may come with lines above letters
    c s ss
  33. dx, Dx
    diagnoseis or disease
  34. hx, Hx
    history (drug,medical,family)
  35. sa, SA
    secundum artem (latin meaning ACCORDING TO THE ART OF PHARMACISTS)
  36. sx, Sx
    signs and symptoms of disease, illness, or injury
  37. tx, Tx
    therapy or treatment
  38. USP
    United States Pharmacopeia

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