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Ac
before meals
ACE
ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME
ACh
ACETYLCHOLINE
ad lib
freely as desired
ADHD
ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
ADL
ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
ADP
ADENOSINE DIPHOSPHATE
AED
ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUG
AIDS
ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
ALT
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE
AMI
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
AMP
ADENOSINE MONOPHOSPHATE
ANA
ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODIES
ARB
ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR BLOCKER
ARC
AIDS RELATED COMPLEX
ASA
ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID (ASPIRIN)
AST
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE
ATP
ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE
AV
ATRIOVENTICULAR
AZT
SIDOVUDINE (AZIDOTHYMIDINE)
bid
two time a day
bin
two time a night
bol
bolus
BP
BLOOD PRESSURE
BPH
BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
BUN
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN
C
CELSIUS
CABG
CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAPH
CAD
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
cAMP
CYCLIC ADENOSINE 3',5'-MONOPHOSPHATE
CAT
COMPUTED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY
CBC
COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
cc
CUBIC CENTIMETER (MILLILITER)
CCB
CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER
CDC
CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
CHF
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
CMV
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS
CNS
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
COMT
CATECHOL-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE
COPD
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
COX
CYCLOOXYGENASE
CPK
CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE
CPZ
COMPAZINE
CSF
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
CT
COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
CTZ
CHEMORECEPTOR TRIGGER ZONE
CVA
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
DBP
DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE
DC
DIRECT CURRENT
DKA
DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS
dL
DECILITER (100mL)
DMARD
DISEASE-MODIFYING ANTIRHEUMATIC DRUG
DNA
DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID
DPI
DRY-POWDER INHALER
DS
DOUBLE STRENGTH
ECG, EKG
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
ECT
ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
EEG
ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
F
FAHRENHEIT
FDA
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FEV
FORCED EXPIRATORY VOLUME
FFA
FREE FATTY ACID
g, gm
GRAM
G-6-PD
GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE
GABA
GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID
GERD
GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE
GFR
GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE
GI
GASTROINTESTINAL
GMP
GUANOSINE MONOPHOSPHATE
gr
GRAIN
GTP
GUANOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE
GU
GENITOURINARY
h, hr
HOUR
H2RA
HISTAMINE2-RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST
HAART
HIGHLY ACTIVE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY
HBGM
HOME BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING
HDL
HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
HF
HEART FAILURE
HIV
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
HRT
HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
H.S.
HALF STRENGTH OR AT BEDTIME
hs
AT BEDTIME (HOUR OF SLEEP)
HSV
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS
HT
HORMONE THERAPY
IBD
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
ICP
INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE
IM
INTRAMUSCULAR, INTRAMUSCULARLY
IN
INTRANASAL
INR
INTERNATIONAL NORMALIZED RATIO
IOP
INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE
HBGM
HOME BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING
HDL
HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
HF
HEART FAILURE
HIV
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
HRT
HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
H.S.
HALF STRENGTH OR AT BEDTIME
hs
AT BEDTIME (HOUR OF SLEEP)
HSV
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS
HT
HORMONE THERAPY
IBD
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
ICP
INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE
IM
INTRAMUSCULAR, INTRAMUSCULARLY
IN
INTRANASAL
INR
INTERNATIONAL NORMALIZED RATIO
IOP
INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE
IPV
INACTIVATED POLIO VACCINE
ISA
INTRINSIC SYMPATHOMIMETIC ACTIVITY
IUD
INTRAUTERINE DEVICE
IU
INTERNATIONAL UNIT
IV
INTRAVENOUS, INTRAVENOUSLY
kg
KILOGRAM
KVO
KEEP VEIN OPEN
L
LITER
LD
LETHAL DOSE
LDL
LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
LGV
LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM
LSD
D-LYSERGIC ACID DIETHYLAMIDE
m
MINIM
MAC
MINIMUM ALVEOLAR CONCENTRATION
MAO
MONOAMINE OXIDASE
MAOI
MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITOR
MAP
MEAN ARTERIAL PRESSURE
MBC
MINIMUM BACTERICIDAL CONCENTRATION
mcg, ug
MICROGRAM
MDI
METERED-DOSE INHALER
MEC
MINIMUM EFFECTIVE CONCENTRATION
mEq
MILLIEQUIVALENT
mg
MILLIGRAM
MgSO4
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
MHC
MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY CONPLEX
MI
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MIC
MINIMUM INHIBITORY CONCENTRATION
mL
MILLILITER
mM
MILLIMOLAR
mmol
MILLIMOLE
MRI
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
MTX
METHOTREXATE
ng
NANOGRAM
NGU
NONGONOCOCCAL URETHRITIS
NNRTI
NON-NUCLEOSIDE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITOR
NPO
NOTHING BY MOUTH
NRTI
NUCLEOSIDE/NUCLEOTIDE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITOR
NSAID
NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUP
OC
ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE
OD
RIGHT EYE
OPV
ORAL POLIO VACCINE
OS
LEFT EYE
OTC
OVER THE COUNTER
OU
BOTH EYES
PABA
PARA-AMINOBENZOIC ACID
pc
BEFORE MEALS
PCP
PNEUMOCYSTIS CARINII PNEUMONIA
PEFR
PEAK EXPIRATORY FLOW RATE
PET
POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY
pg
PICOGRAM
PG
PROSTAGLANDIN
PID
PELVIC INFLAMMARY DISEASE
PMS
PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
PO
BY MOUTH
PPD
PURIFIED PROTEIN DERIVATIVE (TUBERCULIN)
PPI
PROTONPUMP INHIBITOR
PR
BY RECTUM
PRN
AS NEEDED
PT
PROTHROMBIN TIME
PTCA
PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
PTT
PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME
PVC
PREMATURE VENTRICULAR COMPLEX
qh
EVERY HOUR
qid
FOUR TIMES A DAY
RA
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
RBC
RED BLOOD CELL
RDA
RECOMMENDED DIETARY ALLOWANCE
REM
RAPID EYE MOVEMENT
RNA
RIBONUCLEIC ACID
SA
SINOARTIAL
SAARD
SLOW-ACTING ANTIRHEUMATIC DRUG
SBP
SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE
SGOT
SERUM GLUTAMIC-OXALOACETIC TRANSAMINASE (AST)
SGPT
SERM GLUTAMIC-PYRUVIC TRANSAMINASE (ALT)
sl
SUBLINGUAL
SLE
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
SPF
SUN PROTECTION FACTOR
SR
SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM; SUSTAINED RELEASE
SSRI
SELECTIVE SERETONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITOR
stat
IMMEDIATELY
STD
SEXUAL TRANSMITTED DISEASE
subQ
SUBCUTANEOUS, SUBCUTANEOUSLY
SVT
SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
TIA
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
tid
THREE TIMES A DAY
UTI
URINARY TRACT INFECTION
VLDL
VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
VSM
VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE
WBC
WHITE BLOOD CELL