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am

morning

2

schedule II (CII)

drugs having an accepted medical uses and a high abuse potential, with severe psychic or physical dependence liability

3

schedule IV (CIV)

drugs having an accepted medical use and an abuse potential less than those listed in CIII

4

gtt

drops

5

hs

at bedtime

6

h

hour

7

supp

suppsitory

8

otic

for the ear

9

stat

at once or now

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schedule V (CV)

drugs having an accepted medical use and an abuse potential less than those listed in schedule IV

11

iii

three

12

qd

every day/ daily

13

iv

four

14

Handbook of Injectable Drugs

information about IV solutions and drugs
drug compatibilities

15

DAW

dispense as written

16

d

day

17

qs

quantity sufficient or to make

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class I recall

reasonable probability that use or exposure will cause serious adverse health consequences or death

19

as

left ear

20

bid

twice a day

21

pc

after meals

22

schedule I (CI)

drugs having no accepted medical use in the United States, with a high abuse potential

23

ac

before meals

24

USP-DI Volume III

approved drug products and requirements

25

i

one

26

Remington's Pharmaceutial

information for compounding purposes
contains physical characteristics of different drugs and recipes

27

c

with

28

sl

under the tongue

29

ASAP

as soon as possible

30

pv

in vagina

31

class II recall

use or exposure may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences

32

United States Pharmacopeia
USP- Drug Information or USP-DI

drug standards

33

po

by mouth

34

p

after

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pr

in rectum

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sig

directions or "take thou"

37

dc

discontinue

38

class III recall

use or exposure is not likely to cause adverse health consequences

39

ou

each eye

40

pm

evening

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USP-DI Volume I

information for the health professional

42

Handbook of Over-the-Counter Drugs

information on all OTC drugs on the market
active & inactive ingredients

43

s

without

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ii

two

45

au

both ears

46

Redbook

information concerning the average wholesale pricing of prescriptions
for insurance or third-party pricing

47

qsad

add quantity to make a specific volume

48

os

left eye

49

USP-DI Volume II

advice for the patient

50

The Orange Book

listing of generic drug equivalencies compared to other generic drugs or trade name drugs

51

Facts and Comparisons

drug information
easy to read
most used reference book

52

q

every

53

American Drug Index

brief information about all trade name and generic drugs available
(go to Facts and Comparisons if you need more info)

54

Physicians's Desk Reference (PDR)

information about drugs; mainly inserts from drug manufactures
limited info.

55

opth

opthalmic (for the eye)

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cc

cubic centimeter

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q4h

every four hours

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ad

right ear

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schedule III (CIII)

drugs having an accepted medical use and an abuse potential less than those in schedules I and II

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nte

not to exceed

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od

right eye

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qod

every other day

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tid

three times a day

64

ud

as directed

65

ss

one-half

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qid

four times a day

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prn

as needed