Doctors Common Abbreviations

How to follow a Doctors Prescription: (Common Abbreviations) Rx = Treatment. Hx = History Dx = Diagnosis q = Every.

How to follow a Doctors Prescription: (Common Abbreviations)

  • Rx = Treatment.
  • Hx = History
  • Dx = Diagnosis
  • q = Every
  • qd = Every day
  • qod = Every other day
  • qh = Every Hour
  • S = without
  • SS = On e half
  • C = With
  • SOS = If needed
  • AC = Before Meals
  • PC = After meals
  • BID = Twice a Day
  • TID = Thrice a Day
  • QID = Four times a day
  • OD = Once a Day
  • BT = Bed Time
  • hs = Bed Time
  • BBF = Before Breakfast
  • BD = Before Dinner
  • Tw = Twice a week
  • SQ = sub cutaneous
  • IM = Intramuscular..
  • ID = Intradermal
  • IV = Intravenous
  • QAM = (every morning)
  • QPM (every night)
  • Q4H = (every 4 hours)
  • QOD = (every other day)
  • HS = (at bedtime)
  • PRN = (as needed)
  • PO or “per os” (by mouth)
  • AC (before meals)
  • PC = (after meals)
  • Mg = (milligrams)
  • Mcg/ug = (micrograms)
  • G or Gm = (grams)
  • 1TSF ( Teaspoon) = 5 ml
  • 1 Tablespoonful =15ml

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