Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Common Prescription Abbreviations

Term -Abbreviation -Meaning

ante cibum- ac- before meals

bis in die- bid- twice a day

gutta- gt- drop

hora somni- hs- at bedtime

oculus dexter- od- right eye

oculus sinister- os- left eye

per os- po- by mouth

post cibum- pc- after meals

pro re nata- prn- as needed

quaque 3 hora- q3h- every 3 hours

quaque die- qd- every day

quater in die- qid- 4 times a day

ter in die- tid- 3 times a day

c- with

milligrams- mg

millilitres- ml

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