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Common Sig Codes

Calculations Lecture 1
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a
before
aa
of each
aa
affected area
ac
before meals
ad
up to
ad lib
as much as desired
ad
right ear
as
left ear
am
before noon
amp
ampule
app
apply
au
both ears
bid
twice daily
c
with
cap
capsule
cf
with food
d
day
d
give
disp
dispense
dtd
dispense of such doses
div
divide
elix
elixir
f, ft.
make
gtt
drop
gtts
drops
h
hour
hs
at bedtime
inj
injection
ic
between meals
m
mix
m ft.
mix and make
n & v
nausea and vomiting
no
number
noct
night
non rep, nr
no refills
od
right eye
oint
ointment
os
left eye
ou
both eyes
p
after
pc
after meals
per
by
po
by mouth
pm
afternoon; evening
pr
rectally, per rectum
prn
as needed
pulv
powder
q
every
qam
every morning
qpm
every evening
qd
every day
qhs
every night at bedtime
qod
every other day
q2h
every 2 hours
q4h
every 4 hours
qid
4 times daily
qsad
add to the amount needed
rx
you take
ss
1/2
sid
once a day (veterinary medicine)
sig
directions
sol
solution
sos
if needed
stat
immediately
supp
suppository
susp
suspension
syr
syrup
tab
tablet
tat
until all taken
tid
three times daily
ud
as directed
ung
ointment