How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

47 terms

prescription abbreviations

STUDY
PLAY
a.c.
before meals
a.m.
morning
a.u.
each ear
b.i.d.
twice daily
BM
bowel movement
c or c`
with
caps
capsule
cc
cubic centimeter
disp
dispense
g or GM
gram
gtt
drop
h. or hrs. or °
hour
AD
right ear
AS
left ear
a`
before
d
day
AU
both ears
DAW
dispense as written
dx or Dx
diagnosis
C
celsius
F
fahrenheit
cx
contra indicted
h.s.
at bedtime
Im
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
noct. noc
night
o.d.
right eye
o.s.
left eye
ou
each eye
oint
ointment
omn noct.
every night
p.o.
by mouth
PRN
as needed
q or q`
every
PR
through rectum
qd
every day
qh
every hour
sig
write on label
sup
suppository
tid
3 times a day
ung
ointment
SL
sublingual
q2h
every two hours
wk
week
yr
year
qns
quantity not sufficient
Rx
prescription