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Dosage Forms and Delivery Systems

Amp ampule
Cap capsule
LR lactated ringers
D5W dextrose 5% in water
NS normal saline
1/2NS 0.45% normal saline
1/4NS 0.22% normal saline
D5NS 5% dextrose, 0.9% normal saline
D51/2NS 5% dextrose, 0.45% normal saline
D51/4NS 5% dextrose, 0.22% normal saline
Susp suspension
Elix elixir
Sol Solution
TPN total parenteral nutrition
DNS do not substitute
Aq water
Tab tablet
GI Tube gastrointestinal tube
NG Tube nasal gastric tube
Cr Cream
Ung ointment
PRN as needed
UD as directed
Supp suppository
ETOH alcohol
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