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Medical Abbreviations
Medication Abbreviations 1 Medication Abbreviations 2

Other medication abbreviations (see list below) should not be used in medication order writing or in documentation on the patient's medical record. (Download in PDF)
Abbreviation: Medication Name:
3TC Lamivudine
ABC Abacavir
Alb Neb Albuterol Nebulizer
APV Amprenavir
AS Atropine
AZT, ZDV Zidovudine
CBZ Carbamazepine
CYA, CsA, CSP Cyclosporine
d4T Stavudine
ddC Zalcitabine
ddI Didanosine
DHPG Ganciclovir
DLV Delavirdine
EFV Efavirenz
Epi Epinephrine
FK506, FK Tacrolimus
IDV Indinavir
LPV/RTV Lopinavir/Ritonavir
MMF Mycophenolate
MTP Metoprolol
NFV Nelfinavir
Nitro Nitroglycerin or Nitroprusside
Norepi, Levo Norepinephrine (Levophed)
NTG Nitroglycerin
NTP Nitropaste
NVP Nevirapine
PB Phenobarbital
PCN Penicillin
PNV Prenatal Vitamins
RTV Ritonavir
SNP Sodium Nitroprusside
SQV Saquinavir
T3, T4, TYC 3 Acetaminophen with Codeine
TAC Triamcinolone
Drug Class
    All Chemotherapeutic Agents/Regimen: (e.g. 5-FU, ARA-C, MOPP, CHOP, etc.)
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