Common Latin Terms on Prescriptions

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alt
alternate
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amp
ampoule
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ac
before food
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aur
the ear
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aurist
ear drops
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bid or b d
twice a day
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bds
take twice a day
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cc
with food
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ex. Aq.
in water
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fiat
make, or let it be made
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forte
strong
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gutt.
drops
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m
in the morning
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md
as directed
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m d u
use as directed
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mitte
send
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n
at night
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N.P.
the proper name
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naris
nose or drops
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o d
every day
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o m
every morning
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o n
every night
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occ.
an eye ointment
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p a a
apply to the affected part
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p c
after food
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p r
per rectum
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prn
when required
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qqh
every four hours
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q i d or q d
four times a day
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q d s
take four times a day
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s o s
if neccessary
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t i d or t d
three times a day
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t d s
take three times a day
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stat.
immediately
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ung.
an ointment
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u t
as directed
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ampoule

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amp

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before food

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Card 4

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the ear

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Card 5

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ear drops

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