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MEDICATIONS

Acronym

Definition

BD (Latin- bis in die) Twice a day
IM Intra-Muscular
IV Intravenous
MANE (Latin- omne mane) Every Morning
NOCTE (Latin- omne nocte) Every Night
O Oral
OD (Latin- omne in die) Once a day
PR Per Rectum
PRN (Latin- pro re nata) as required
QDS (Latin- quater die sumendus) 4 times a day
SC Subcutaneous
SL Sublingual
STAT (Latin- statim) Immediately
TDS (Latin- ter die sumendus) three times a day
   
   

 

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