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ac

before meals

2

ad lib

as desired, freely

3

am

morning before noon

4

amp

ampule

5

aq

aqueous, water

6

BID

twice a day

7

cap*

capsule

8

CD

Controlled Dose

9

CR

Controlled Release

10

dil

dilute

11

DS

double strenght

12

EC

enteric coated

13

elix

elixir

14

fld.

fluid

15

GT

gastrostomy tube

16

gtt

drop

17

h, hr

hour

18

ID

intradermal

19

IM

intramuscular

20

IV

intravenous

21

IVPB

intravenous piggyback

22

KVO

keep vein open (a very slow infusion rate)

23

LA

long acting

24

LOS

length of stay

25

min

minute

26

mix

mixture

27

NAS

intranasal

28

NG, NGT

nasogastric tube

29

noct

at night

30

NPO

nothing by mouth