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Common Prescription Abbreviations

Terms

undefined, object
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aa
of each
ac
before meals
ad lib
as disired
aq
water
bid
twice a day
c
with
caps
capsules
dil
dilute
3
dram
elix
elixir
Gm
gram
gr
grain
gt or gtt
drop (drops)
h
hour
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
kg
kilogram
L
liter
liq
liquid
m or min
minim
mg
milligram
ml or ML
milliliter
mm
millimeter
NOP
nothing by mouth
non rep
do not repeat
p
after
pc
after meals
per
by or with
po
by mouth
prn
as needed
pt
patient
q
every
qh
every hour
q(2,3,4)h
every(2,3,4)hours
qid
four times a day
qs
of sufficient quantity
Rx
take
s
without
sol
solution
ss
one-half
stat
at once
tab
tablet
Tbs
tablespoon
tsp
teaspoon
tid
three times a day
tr
tincture
ung
ointment

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