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Misc. Drug Abb.

Drug Abbreviations

AbbreviationNameUse
ACE inhibitor angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
APAP acetaminophen Tylenol- uses: analgesic and/or anti-pyretic
DNC-100 darvocet N100
EPI epinephrine Adrenalin-uses: bronchospasm, allergic reactions,and anaphylaxis
FA folic acid vitamin B9
OTC over the counter
NS normal saline
Fe iron
FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
MgSO4 magnesium sulfate
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide diuretic
INH isoniazed anti-tuberculosis
MOM milk of magnesia
NTG nitroglycerin dosage forms: sublinqual, oral, aerosol,IV, ointment, and patch
PCN penicillin
TCN tetracycline
PNV prenatal vitamins
MVI multivitamin
HCL hydrochloric acid
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
MI myocardial infraction heart attack
URI upper respiratory infection
LRI lower respiratory infection
HTN typertension
MS multiple sclerosis
CHF congestive heart failure
DVT deep vein thrombosis
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
Pb phenobarabital
SMZ/TMP sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim Bactrim or Septa-sulfa antibiotic
CCB calicum channel blocker
DDAVP desmopressin acetate
Dig digoxin
PCP primary care physician
Hep heparin IV anti-coagulant
D5W 5% dextrose in water
D51/2NS 5% dextrose and 0.45% sodium chloride
D5LR 5% dextrose in lactated Ringer's solution
ASA aspirin Uses: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, and anti-coagulant
ASA asririn uses: analgesic, anti-flammatory, anti-pyretic, and anit-cogulant
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