Pharmacy Calculations 1

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Pharmacy Calculations 1
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  1. aa
    of each
  2. ad
    • up to
    • to make
  3. disp
    dispense
  4. div
    divide
  5. dtd
    give of such doses
  6. ft
    make
  7. M
    mix
  8. No
    number
  9. non rep
    NR
    do not repeat
  10. qs
    a sufficient quantity
  11. qs ad
    a sufficient quantity to make
  12. Sig
    write (directions on label)
  13. BSA
    body surface area
  14. cm3
    • cubic centimeter
    • milliliter (mL)
  15. f
    fl
    fluid
  16. fl3
    f3
    • fluid dram
    • teaspoonful
    • 5 mL
  17. fl3 ss
    f3ss
    • half fludid ounce
    • tablespoon
    • 15 mL
  18. g
    gram
  19. gr
    grain
  20. gal
    gallon
  21. gtt
    drop
  22. lb
    pound
  23. kg
    kilogram
  24. L
    liter
  25. M2 m2
    square meter
  26. mcg
    microgram
  27. mEq
    milliequivalent
  28. mg
    milligram
  29. mg/kg
    milligram of drug per kilogram of body weight
  30. mg/m2
    milligrams of drug per square meter of body surface area
  31. mL
    milliliter
  32. mL/h
    milliliters of drug administered per hour
  33. mOsm
    mOsmol
    milliosmoles
  34. oz
    ounce
  35. pt
    pint
  36. qt
    quart
  37. ss
    ss with a line above letters
    one half
  38. tbsp
    tablespoonful
  39. tsp
    teaspoonful
  40. ac
    before meals
  41. ad lib
    • at pleasure
    • freely
  42. admin
    administer
  43. AM
    morning
  44. aq
    water
  45. ATC
    around the clock
  46. bid
    twice a day
  47. c
    c with a line over the letter
    with
  48. d
    day
  49. dil
    dilute
  50. et
    and
  51. h
    hr
    hour
  52. hs
    at bedtime
  53. ic
    between meals
  54. min
    minute
  55. m&n
    morning and night
  56. N&V
    nausea and vomiting
  57. noct
    night
  58. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  59. pc
    after meals
  60. PM
    • afternoon
    • evening
  61. po
    • by mouth
    • (orally)
  62. prn
    as needed
  63. q
    every
  64. qod
    every other day
  65. qAM
    every morning
  66. q4h
    every 4 hours
  67. q_h
    every _ hours
  68. qid
    four times a day
  69. rep
    repeat
  70. s
    s with a line over the letter
    without
  71. sid
    qD
    once a day
  72. sos
    • if there is need
    • as needed
  73. stat
    immediately
  74. tid
    three times a day
  75. ut dict
    as directed
  76. wk
    week
  77. APAP
    acetaminophen
  78. ASA
    asprin
  79. AZT
    zidovudine
  80. EES
    • erythromycon
    • ethysuccinate
  81. HC
    hydrocortisone
  82. HCTZ
    hydro-chlorothiazide
  83. MTX
    methotrexate
  84. NTG
    nitroglycerin
  85. BM
    bowel movement
  86. BP
    blood pressure
  87. BS
    blood sugar
  88. CHD
    corornary heart disease
  89. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  90. GERD
    gastro-esophageal reflux disease
  91. GI
    gastrointestional
  92. GFR
    glomerular filtration rate
  93. GU
    genitourinary
  94. HA
    headache
  95. HBP
    high blod pressure
  96. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  97. HT
    HTN
    hypertension
  98. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  99. MI
    myycardial ischemia/infarction
  100. OA
    osteoarthritis
  101. Pt
    patient
  102. SOB
    shortness of breath
  103. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  104. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  105. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  106. amp
    ampul
  107. cap
    capsule
  108. D5LR
    dextrose 5% in lactated Ringer's
  109. D5NS
    dextrose 5% in normal saline
  110. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  111. D10W
    dextrose 10% in water
  112. elix
    elixir
  113. inj
    injection
  114. NS
    normal saline
  115. 1/2 NS
    half strength
  116. oint
    ungt
    ointment
  117. pulv
    powder
  118. RL
    R/L
    LR
    • Ringler's Lactate
    • Lactated Ringler's
  119. sol
    solution
  120. supp
    suppository
  121. susp
    suspension
  122. syr
    syrup
  123. tab
    tablet
  124. ad
    right ear
  125. as
    left ear
  126. au
    both ears
  127. CIVI
    continuous for 24 hours intravenous infusion
  128. ID
    intradermal
  129. IM
    intramuscular
  130. IT
    intrathecal
  131. IV
    intravenous
  132. IVB
    intravenous bolus
  133. IV Drip
    intravenous infusion
  134. IVP
    intravenous push
  135. IVPB
    intravenous piggy back
  136. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  137. od
    right eye
  138. os
    left eye
  139. ou
    both eyes
  140. po
    PO
    by mouth
  141. rect
    • rectal
    • rectum
  142. SL
    sublingual
  143. SubQ
    subcutabeously
  144. Top
    topically
  145. V
    PV
    vaginally

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