Dosage Forms

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Dosage Forms
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  1. amp
    ampule
  2. cap or caps
    capsules
  3. chart
    powder paper
  4. crm
    cream
  5. elix
    elixir
  6. gtt, gtts
    drops
  7. MDI
    Meter Dose Inhaler
  8. nebs
    solution for nebulization
  9. NPO
    Nothing by mouth (not a drug form, but means the patient is not to receive any medications administered by the oral route)
  10. oint
    ointment (ung also acceptable)
  11. po
    by mouth, orally or swallowed
  12. pr
    Suppository (this is the meaning when written after the drug name)
  13. pulv
    powder
  14. sl
    sublingual form
  15. sol or soln
    solution
  16. supp
    suppository
  17. susp
    suspension
  18. SVN
    Small Volume Nebulizer
  19. syr
    syrup (Caution- syr is also used as an abbreviation for syringe)
  20. tab
    tablets
  21. ung
    ointment (oint also acceptable)

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