24 terms

pharmacy abbreviations - form and time

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aq or aqua
water, two defs
caps
capsules
cm.
cream
liq.
liquid
supp.
suppository
SR or XR or XL
slow / extended release - three defs
syr.
syrup
tab.
tablet
ung. or oint
ointment - two defs
a.c.
before food, before meals
a.m.
morning
b.i.d. or bid
twice a day - two defs
h
hour, at the hour of
h.s.
at bedtime
p.c.
after food, after meals
p.m.
afternoon or evening
p.r.n. or prn
as needed - two defs
q.i.d. or qid
four times a day - two defs
q
each, every
q.d.
every day
q_h
every_hours
qod
every other day
stat.
immediately
t.i.d. or tid
three times a day