PPC Prescription Abbreviations and Symbols

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PPC Prescription Abbreviations and Symbols
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  1. a
    before
  2. ac
    before meals
  3. am
    before noon (morning)
  4. h
    hour
  5. d
    daily
  6. bid
    twice daily
  7. hs
    at hour of sleep (bedtime)
  8. noc
    night
  9. p
    after
  10. pp
    after meals
  11. pc
    after meals
  12. pm
    after noon (evening)
  13. prn
    as needed
  14. q
    every
  15. qd
    every day
  16. qh
    every hour
  17. q2h
    every 2 hours
  18. qid
    four times daily
  19. qod
    every other day
  20. STAT
    immediately
  21. tid
    three times daily
  22. wk
    week
  23. yr
    year
  24. AD
    right ear
  25. AS
    left ear
  26. AU
    both ears
  27. ad lib
    as desired
  28. amt
    amount
  29. aq
    aqueous
  30. B with circle around it
    bilateral
  31. C
    celcius, centigrade
  32. c with line above it
    with
  33. F
    farenheit
  34. m with circle around it
    murmur
  35. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  36. OD
    right eye
  37. OS
    left eye
  38. OU
    both eyes
  39. per
    by or through
  40. po
    per os (by mouth)
  41. PR
    through rectum
  42. PV
    through vagina
  43. qns
    qunatity not sufficient
  44. qs
    quantity sufficient
  45. Rx
    recipe, prescription
  46. Sig
    label; instruction to the patient
  47. s with line above it
    without (sans)
  48. ss with line above it
    one half
  49. wa
    while awake
  50. x
    times or for
  51. >
    greater than
  52. <
    less than
  53. T with dot above it
    one
  54. TT with dots above each
    2
  55. TTT with dots above all
    3
  56. TV with dot above T
    4

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