SIG Codes

  1. Mcg
    Microgram
  2. Mg
    Milligrams
  3. QD or Q1D
    Every day
  4. QID
    Four times a day
  5. QOD
    Every other day
  6. SC or SQ
    Subcutaneous
  7. Sl
    Sublingual
  8. Hs
    Bedtime
  9. BID
    Twice daily
  10. Cc
    Cubic centimeters (mL)
  11. U
    Unit
  12. D/C
    Discontinue or discharge
  13. IJ
    Injection
  14. IV
    Intravenous
  15. inh
    Inhalation
  16. tat
    Until all taken
  17. a
    Before
  18. OD
    Right eye
  19. p
    after
  20. Qh
    Every hour
  21. OS
    Left eye
  22. OU
    Both eyes
  23. AD
    Right ear
  24. AS
    Left ear
  25. AU
    Each ear
  26. PRN
    As needed
  27. STAT
    Immediately
  28. TID
    Three times a day
  29. SUPP
    Suppository
  30. UD
    As directed
  31. ung
    Ointment
  32. QS
    Quantitiy sufficient
  33. PER NEB
    By nebulizer
  34. PV
    Vaginally
  35. PR
    Rectally
  36. PO
    By mouth
  37. PC
    After meals
  38. NR
    No refill
  39. MEQ
    Milliequivalent
  40. syr
    Syringe
  41. L
    Liter
  42. IM
    Intramuscular
  43. G, gm, g
    Gram
  44. DISP
    Dispense
  45. DIL
    Dilute
  46. cr
    Cream
  47. AC
    Before meals
  48. IVP
    Intravenous push
  49. IVPB
    Intravenous piggyback
  50. TROCHE
    Lozenge
  51. AMP
    Ampule
  52. x
    for, times
  53. BSA
    Body surface area
  54. COMP
    Compound
  55. D5W
    5% Dextrose in water
  56. GR
    Grain
  57. LOT
    Lotion
  58. NS
    Normal saline
  59. dram
    4 milliliters
  60. NTE
    Not to exceed
  61. SS
    One half
  62. S
    Without
  63. UF/UG
    Until finished/Until gone
  64. ID
    Intradermal
  65. vag
    vaginally
  66. OD
    Right eye
  67. ATC
    Around the clock
  68. PER NGT
    Through naso-gastric tube
  69. QSAD
    Add sufficient quantity to make
  70. AQ or AQUA
    Water
  71. q
    every
  72. d
    day
  73. min
    minute
  74. h or hr
    hour
  75. uad
    use as directed
  76. AAA
    Apply to affected area
  77. q6h or q6
    Every 6 hours
  78. c
    with
  79. gtt(s)
    drop(s)
  80. qty, #
    quantity
  81. EN
    each nostril
Author
bioprof
ID
337028
Card Set
SIG Codes
Description
These are sig codes used for medical and pharmaceutical purposes.
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