Saturday, 16 November 2013

Pharmacology Abbreviations

  1. Rx: take or treat
  2. SUS: suspension
  3. OTC: over the counter
  4. qh: every hour
  5. prn: when needed
  6. sos: when needed
  7. IG: intra gluteal
  8. ̅̅a: before
  9. PR: per rectum
  10. D5W: dextrose 5% in water
  11. IV: intravenous
  12. Kg: kilograms
  13. Meq: milliequivalent
  14. µg: micrograms
  15. OD: right eye
  16. OL: left eye
  17. Stat: at once, immediately
  18. Syp: syrup
  19. Sup: suspension
  20. Tab: tablet
  21. Tsp: teaspoon
  22. hs: everynight
  23. qid: 4 times a day
  24. qod: every other day
  25. cap: capsule
  26. IA: intra-arterial
  27. IM: intra muscular
  28. SC: subcutaneous
  29. h: hour
  30. g: gram
  31. dil: dilute
  32. ̅e: with
  33. ac: before meal
  34. pc: after meal
  35. q1h: every one hour