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abbreviations 6

examples of abbreviations for medication names

TermDefinition
AMP ampicillin
APAP acetaminophen
ASA asprin
Ca or Ca++ calcium
CDPX chloridiazepoxide
D5W dextrose 5% water
DC 65 Darvon Compound 65
DCN 100 Darvocet-N 100
DES siethylstilbestrol
DOSS or DSS dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium
ECASA enteric coated asprin
EES erythromycin ethylsuccinate
EPI epinephrine
F fluoride
FA folic acid
Fe or Fe++ iron
FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide or hidrocortisone
IBU ibuprofen
INH isoniazid
K or K+ potassium
KCI postassium chloride
LR lactated ringers
MSO4 morphine sulfate
MgSO4 magnesium sulfate
MOM milk of magnesia
Na or Na+ sodium
NaCl sodium chloride
NaF sodium fluoride
NS normal saline
NTG nitroglycerin
PEN or PCN penicillin
PB phenobarbital
SMZ/ TMP aulfamethoxazole with triethoprim
Tylenol #3 tylenol with codeine 30 mg
APAP #3 acetaminophen 325mg with codeine 30 mg
TCN tetracycline
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