List of Abbreviations

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  1. 5-HT3
    Serotonin subtype-3 receptors receptors
  2. ACE
    Angiotensin-converting enzyme
  3. ACEI
    Antiontensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
  4. ADHD
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  5. AIDS
    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  6. AIHA
    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
  7. ALL
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  8. AML
    Acute myeloid leukemia
  9. aPTT
    Activated partial thromboplastim time
  10. ARB
    Angiotensin receptor blocker
  11. ARDS
    Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  12. BAS
    Bile acid sequestrant
  13. BMT
    Bone marrow transplant
  14. BPH
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  15. BZD
    Benzodiazepine
  16. CABG
    Coronary artery bypass graft
  17. cAMP
    Cyclic adenosine monophosphate
  18. CBC
    Complete blood count
  19. cGMP
    Cyclic guanosine monophosphate
  20. CLCrest
    Estimated creatinine clearance
  21. CML
    Chronic myelocytic leukemia
  22. CNI
    Calcineurin Inhibitors
  23. CNS
    Central nervouse system
  24. COPD
    Chronic obsturctive pulmonary disease
  25. COX-2
    Cyclooxygenase-2
  26. CPK
    Creatinine phosphokinase
  27. CrCL
    Creatinine clearance
  28. CRF
    Cronic renal failure
  29. CTZ
    Chemoreceptor trigger zone
  30. CVA
    Cerebrovascular accident
  31. CYP
    Cytochrome P450
  32. DHA
    docosahexaenoic acid
  33. DIC
    Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
  34. DKA
    Diabetic ketoacidosis
  35. DMARD
    Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug
  36. DVT
    Deep Vein thrombosis
  37. ECG/EKG
    Electrocardiogram
  38. EPA
    Eicosapentaenoic Acid
  39. EPS
    Extrapyramidal symptoms
  40. FAP
    Familial adenomatous polyposis
  41. FDA
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  42. GAD
    Generalized anxiety disorder
  43. G-CSF
    Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor
  44. GERD
    Gastroesophageal reflux disesase
  45. GFR
    Glomerular filtration rate
  46. GI
    Gastrointestinal
  47. GLP
    Glucagon-like peptide
  48. Hct
    Hematocrit
  49. HCTZ
    Hydrocholorothiazide
  50. HDL
    High-density lipoprotein
  51. HGB
    Hemoglobin
  52. HIT
    Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  53. HIV
    Human immunodeficiency viru
  54. HMG-CoA
    Hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A
  55. HPA
    Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
  56. IBS
    Irritable bowel syndrome
  57. IM
    Intramuscular
  58. INR
    International normalized ratio
  59. IOP
    Intraocular pressure
  60. IV
    Intravenous
  61. LDL
    Low-density lipoprotein
  62. LFT
    Liver Function Test
  63. LMWH
    Low molecular weight heparin
  64. MALT
    Mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue
  65. MAO
    Monoamine oxidase
  66. MAOI
    Monoamine oxidase inhibitor
  67. MDI
    Metered-dose inhaler
  68. MI
    Myocardial infarction
  69. MOA
    Mechanism of action
  70. MRI
    Magnetic resonance imaging
  71. NG tube
    Nasogastric tube
  72. NLO
    Nasolacrimal occlusion
  73. NMS
    Neuroleptic malignanat syndrome
  74. NNRTI
    Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
  75. NRTI
    Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
  76. NSAID
    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  77. NTE
    No to exceed
  78. NYHA
    New York Heart Association
  79. OCD
    Obsessive compulsive disorder
  80. OTC
    Over- the-counter
  81. PBPC
    Peripheral blood progenitor cell collection
  82. PCI
    Percutaneouse coronary intervention
  83. PCOS
    Polycysitc ovary syndrome
  84. PCP
    Pneumocystis carinni pneumonia
  85. PDE5
    Phosphodiesterase 5
  86. PE
    Pulmonary embolism
  87. PI
    Protease inhibitor
  88. PPARalpha
    Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors
  89. PPI
    Proton pump inhibitor
  90. PTCA
    Percutaneouse transluminal coronary angioplasty
  91. PUD
    Peptic ulcer disease
  92. RA
    Rheumatoid arthritis
  93. RDA
    Recomended Caily Allowances
  94. RLS
    Restless Leg syndrome
  95. SAD
    Social anxiety disorder
  96. SCN
    Severe chronic neutropenia
  97. SIADH
    Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
  98. SJS
    Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  99. SLE
    Systemic lupus erythematosus
  100. SLL
    Small lymphocytic lymphoma
  101. SNRI
    Selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
  102. SrCR
    Serum creatinine
  103. SSRI
    Selective seotonin reuptake inhibitor
  104. SUB-Q
    Subcutaneous
  105. TCA
    Tricyclic antidepressant
  106. TG
    Triglyceride
  107. TIA
    Transient ischemic attack
  108. TLC
    Therapeutic lifestyle changes
  109. TMJ
    Temporomandibular joint
  110. TNF
    Tumor necrosis factor
  111. TPA
    Tissue plasminogen activator
  112. UFH
    Unfractionated heparin
  113. ULN
    Upper limits of normal
  114. VLDL
    Very low-density lipoprotein
  115. WM
    Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

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