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tab

tablet

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cap

capsule

2

oral

by mouth

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sublingual

under the tongue

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buccal

in the cheek

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suppos

suppository

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PV

per vagina - inserted in the vagina

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PR

per rectum - inserted in the rectum

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fluid

liquid form of medication

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inhalation

inhaled through the nose or mouth

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aerosol

spray

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nebulizer

device used to produce a fine spray or mist, often in a metered dose

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parenteral

by injection

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ID

intradermal - within the skin

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IM

intramuscular - within the muscle

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IV

intravenous - within the vein

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subcutaneous

under the skin

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topical

applied to the surface of the skin

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transdermal

absorption of drug through unbroken skin

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implant

a drug reservoir imbedded in the body to provide continual infusion of a medication (e.g., insulin pump)

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