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  1. -lytic
    dissolving, reducing, loosening
  2. -mimetic
    mimicking,simulating
  3. -tropic
    acting on
  4. contra-
    against, oppose
  5. counter-
    opposite, against
  6. chem/
    chemical
  7. hypn/o
    sleep
  8. narc/o
    stupor
  9. pharm,pharmac/o
    drug, medicine
  10. tox/o,toxic/o
    poison, toxin
  11. vas/o
    vessel
  12. APAP
    Acetaminophen
  13. ASA
    Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)
  14. cap
    capsul
  15. CPhA
    Canadian Pharmacists Association
  16. CPS
    Compendium of Pharrmaceuticals and Specialties
  17. elix
    Elixir
  18. INH
    Isoniazid (antituberculosis drug)
  19. MED(s)
    Medicinies(s), medication(s)
  20. NHPD
    natural health products directorate
  21. NSAID(s)
    Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug(s)
  22. OTC
    over-the-counter
  23. Rx
    Prescription
  24. supp
    suppository
  25. susp
    suspension
  26. tab
    tablet
  27. tinct
    tincture
  28. ung
    ointment
  29. a (with line over top)
    before (latin, ante)
  30. aa(line over top)
    of each ( greek, ana)
  31. ac
    before meals( latin, ante cibum)
  32. ad lib
    as desired (latin, ad libitum)
  33. aq
    wate ( latin, aqua)
  34. bid
    twice a day ( latin, bis in die)
  35. c (line over top)
    with ( latin, cum)
  36. cc
    cubic centimeter
  37. DS
    double strength
  38. gt(t)
    drop(s) (latin, gutta)
  39. hs
    at bedtime ( latin, hora somni)
  40. IM
    intramuscular(ly)
  41. IU
    international unit
  42. IV
    intravenous(ly)
  43. LA
    long-acting
  44. mcg
    microgram
  45. mg
    milligram
  46. p
    after,post
  47. pc
    after meals( latin, post cibum)
  48. po
    by mouth (latin, per os)
  49. pp
    postprandial (after a meal)
  50. prn
    as needed (latin, pro re nata)
  51. qam
    every morning ( latin, quaque ante meridiem)
  52. qd
    every day ( latin, quaque die)
  53. qh
    every hour(latin, quaque hora)
  54. q____h
    every ___hours
  55. qid
    four times a day ( latin, quater in die)
  56. qod
    every other day ( latin, quaque (other) die)
  57. s (line over top)
    without( latin, sine)
  58. SA
    sustained action
  59. SC,SQ,subcu
    subcutaneous(ly)
  60. SR
    sustained release
  61. ss (line over top)
    Half ( latin, semis)
  62. tid
    three times per day (latin,ter in die)
  63. U
    unit (s)
  64. x
    times
  65. diuretic
    promoting excretion of water
  66. antiemetic
    agent that prevents vomiting
  67. potentiation
    combined drug action of greater effect
  68. anaphylaxis
    extreme allergic reaction
  69. adrenergic
    sympathomimetic
  70. aloe
    burns and skin irritations
  71. black cohosh
    reduction of menopausal hot flashes
  72. chamomile
    antiiinflammatory, gastrointestional antispasmodic, sedative
  73. echinacea
    reduce severity and duration of colds, may stimulate the immune system, used topically for wound healing
  74. evening primrose oil
    source of fatty acides important for the health of the cardiovascular system; treatment of PMS, rheumatoid arthritis, skin disorders.
  75. flax
    source of fatty acids important in maintaining proper lipids in the blood
  76. ginkgo
    improves blood circulation in and function of the brain; improves memory; used to treat dementia; antianxiety agents; protects the nervous system
  77. ginseng
    stress reduction; lowers blood cholesterol and blood sugar
  78. green tea
    antioxidant; acts against cancer of the gastrointestinal tract and skin; oral antimicrobial agents; reduces dental caries
  79. kava
    antianxiety agents; sedative
  80. milk thistle
    protects the liver against toxins; antioxiant
  81. saw palmetto
    used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia
  82. slippery elm
    as lonzenge for throat irritation; for gastrointestinal irriation and upset; protects irritated skin
  83. soy
    rich source of nutrients; protective estrogenic effects in menopausal symptoms, osteroporosis, cardiovascular disease, cancer prevention
  84. St. John's Wort
    treatment of anxiety and depression; antibacterial and antiviral properties ( can interact with a variety of drugs)
  85. Tea tree oil
    antimicrobial;used to heal cuts, skin infections, burns
  86. valerian
    sedative, sleep aid
  87. bolus
    a concentrated amount of diagnostic or therapeutic substance given rapidly intravenously
  88. Another term for a trade name is:
    brand name, proprietary name
  89. Histamine H2 antagonists are used to treat
    Ulcers
  90. analgesic is used to treat
    pain
  91. phytomedicine is the practive of treating with
    plants

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