PHM 121 Abbreviations

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  1. po
    By mouth, orally
  2. pc
    After food, After meals
  3. sq,sc
    Subcutaneously, under the skin
  4. ac
    before food, before meals
  5. IV
    intravenously, into the vein
  6. APAP
    acetaminophen, Tylenol
  7. USP-NF
    • United States Pharmacopeia /
    • National Formulary
  8. ASA
    aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid
  9. prn
    as needed
  10. KCI
    potassium chloride
  11. mg
    milligram
  12. NTG
    nitroglycerin
  13. gr
    grain
  14. HCTZ
    hydrochlorothazide
  15. hs
    at bedtime, hour of sleep
  16. mEq
    milliequivalent
  17. U
    units
  18. IM
    intramuscularly
  19. gtt
    drop,drops
  20. mL
    milliliter
  21. JCAHO
    • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    • aka The Joint Commission
  22. ASHP
    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  23. D5W
    5% Dextrose in Water
  24. NS
    Normal Saline; 0.9% NaCI
  25. NDC
    National Drug Code
  26. cr
    cream
  27. oint, ung
    ointment
  28. Ca
    calcium
  29. Na
    sodium
  30. K
    potassium
  31. Cl
    chloride
  32. LR
    Lactated Ringers
  33. PCN
    penicillin
  34. TCN
    tetracycline
  35. g, gm
    gram
  36. mcg
    microgram
  37. kg
    kilogram
  38. lb
    pound

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