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1

NPO, nil per os

nothing by mouth

2

ac, ante cibum

before meal

3

po, post cibum

After meal

4

hs, hora somnei

Before bed time

5

SL

Sublingual

6

BU

Buccal (behind cheek)

7

IV

Intravenous

8

SQ, SC

Subcutaneous

9

IM

Intramuscular

10

AM

Morning

11

PM

Evening/ afternoon

12

Q

Each/every

13

QD

Every day (once daily)

14

QOD

Every other day

15

BID

Twice a day

16

TID

Three times a day

17

QID

Four times a day

18

qh

Every hour

19

PRN

As necessary

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PO, per os

by mouth