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  • bid,BID

    Twice a day

    ac

    Before meals

    gtt, gtts

    Drop, drops

    hs

    Hour of sleep, at bedtime

    ad lid

    As desired, as much as needed

    ss

    One-half

    Non rep

    Do not repeat

    qh

    Every hour

    NPO, npo

    Nothing by mouth, nothing by os

    pc

    After meals

    prn, PRN

    As needed

    qid, QID

    Four times a day

    STAT, stat

    Immediately

    tid, TID

    Three times a day

    Antipyretic

    Drug that reduces fever

    Analgesic

    Drug that relieves pain

    Antitussive

    Drug that relieves cough

    Diuretic

    Increases the excretion of urine

    Antidote

    Counteracts poisons

    Antiemetic

    Prevents vomiting (relieves nausea)

    Buccal

    The mouth, oral cavity

    Parenteral

    Other than by mouth

    Sublingual

    Under the tongue

    Topical

    Medication administered on top of the skin

    Transdermal

    Through the skin

    Anticoagulant

    Prevents or delays blood clotting (Coumadin/warfarin)

    Emulsion

    A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of oil in water

    Vial

    A small glass/plastic tube that contains multiple doses of medication

    Ampule

    A small glass container that has single dose of medication

    Elixir

    Sweetened liquid medicine

    Antibiotic

    Inhibits growth of bacteria or kills the bacteria

    Antianxiety

    Relieves anxiety

    Antacid

    Neutralizes acidity

    Mydriatic

    Dilates the pupils

    Anti-inflammatory

    Drugs that reduce inflammation

    Antihistamine

    Relieves allergies

    Bronchodilator

    Dilates the bronchi

    Vasodilator

    Dilates the blood vessels

    Vasoconstrictor

    Narrows or constrict the blood vessels

    Hypnotic

    Produces sleep

    Sedative

    Produces calming effect without causing sleep

    Ungu/o

    Pertaining to nails

    Onycho

    Nail

    Dermat/o, dermato-

    Pertaining to skin

    Urticaria

    Hives

    Melano

    Black

    Abscess

    Collection of pus

    HIPAA

    Health insurance Portability &accountability Act

    SOAP

    Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan

    Laceration

    Torn or jagged wound

    Abrasion

    Superficial injury, scraping away of the skin

    I & D

    Incision and drainage

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