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  1. aa
    of each
  2. a.c.
    before meals
  3. a.d.
    right ear
  4. ad lib
    at pleasure
  5. amp
    ampule
  6. APAP
    acetaminophen
  7. aq dist
    distilled water
  8. a.s.
    left ear
  9. ASA
    acetylsalicylic acid; aspirin
  10. a.u.
    each ear
  11. b.i.d.
    twice daily
  12. BM
    bowel movement
  13. BP
    blood pressure
  14. BS
    blood sugar
  15. c
    with
  16. cap
    capsule
  17. cc
    cubic centimeter
  18. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  19. cpd.;cmpd
    compound
  20. Conc.
    concentration
  21. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  22. DAW
    dispense as written
  23. DRG
    diagnosis related group
  24. DS
    double strength
  25. DTD
    dispense of such dose
  26. DUE
    drug utilization evaluation
  27. DUR
    drug utilization review
  28. EC
    enteric coated
  29. EL.
    elix
  30. Ext.
    extract
  31. Fl.
    fluid
  32. G; gm.
    gram
  33. gr.
    grain
  34. gtt.
    drop
  35. HA
    headache; hyperalimentation
  36. hr
    hour
  37. HR
    heart rate
  38. h.s.
    at bedtime
  39. IM
    intramuscular
  40. IV
    intravenous
  41. IVP
    intravenous push
  42. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  43. l.
    left
  44. mcg
    microgram
  45. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  46. mEq
    milliequivalent
  47. m.ft.
    mix and make
  48. MI
    myocardial infraction
  49. MOM
    milk of magnesia
  50. MR
    may repeat
  51. N&V
    nausea and vomitting
  52. Non Rep; NR
    do not repeat; no renewals
  53. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  54. NS
    normal saline 0.9%
  55. NSAID
    nonsteroidal; anti-inflammatory drugs
  56. o.d.
    right eye
  57. oint
    ointment
  58. oph.; ophth
    ophthalmic
  59. o.s.
    left eye
  60. o.u.
    both eyes
  61. p.c.
    after meals
  62. PCN
    penicillin
  63. Ped
    pediatric
  64. p.; per os
    by mouth; orally
  65. post
    after
  66. post op
    after surgery
  67. PPI
    patient package insert
  68. PR
    per rectum
  69. PRN
    as needed
  70. q
    each; every
  71. q.d.
    daily; every day
  72. q.h.
    every hour
  73. q.h.s.
    every bedtime
  74. q.i.d.
    four times daily
  75. q.o.d.
    every other day
  76. q.s.
    a sufficient quantity
  77. q.wk.
    every week
  78. r.
    right
  79. rect; rec
    rectal
  80. Rx
    prescription; take
  81. s
    without
  82. SC; s.q.
    subcutaneous
  83. Sig
    label; let it be labeled
  84. s.l.
    sublingual
  85. sol.; soln.
    solution
  86. SOS
    may repeat if necessary
  87. ss
    one-half
  88. STAT
    at once; now
  89. sub-q
    subcutaneous
  90. subling.
    sublingual
  91. supp.; suppos
    suppository
  92. susp.
    suspension
  93. syr
    syrup
  94. T
    temperature
  95. tbsp.
    tablespoon
  96. t.i.d.
    three times daily
  97. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  98. Tr.; tinct.
    tincture
  99. tsp.
    teaspoon
  100. ung.; ugt
    ointment
  101. USP
    United States Pharmacopoeia
  102. ut. dict.
    as directed
  103. vag.
    vaginal
  104. w.; wk
    weekly
  105. agit
    shake
  106. aq
    aqueous, water
  107. d/c
    discontinue
  108. dil
    dilute
  109. Dx, dx
    diagnosis
  110. EENT
    eye, ear, nose, and throat
  111. noc
    night
  112. per
    by, with
  113. Pt
    patient
  114. pulv
    powder
  115. qns
    quantity not sufficient
  116. rep
    repeat

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