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U

Units

2

IU

International unit

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q.d. , Q.D.

Every day, daily = "daily"

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q.o.d., Q.O.D.

Every other day

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q.i.d., Q.I.D.

4 times a day

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X.O mg

Never write a zero by itself after a decimal point Xmg

7

.x mg

Write zero before a decimal point O.X mg

8

MS, MS04

Morphine sulfate

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MgSO4

Magnesium sulfate

10

mcg

Micrograms

11

HS

Half strength or at bedtime

12

T.I.W.

3 times weekly

13

S.C. Or S.Q.

Sub-Q, sub Q, or subcutaneously

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D/C

Discharge

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Cc

Write mL for milliliters

16

A.S., A.D., A.U.

Left ear, right ear, or both ears

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O.S., O.D., O.U.

Left eye, right eye, both eyes

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>

Greater than

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<

Less than

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@

At

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Apothecary units

Use metric units

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Abbreviations for drug names

Write drug names in full

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Mg

Write mcg or micrograms