Abbreviation Meaning
APAP Acetaminophen
ASA Aspirin
ASP Aspartic Acid
BZD Benzodiazepene
Ca Calcium
Cl Chloride
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COD Codeine
Cu Copper
F Fluoride
Fe Iron
FeSO4 Ferrous Sulfate
FRU Fructose
GLY Glycine
H2 Histamine
H2O Water
HC Hydrocortisone
HCl Hydrochloric Acid
HCTZ Hydrochlorothiazide
Hg Mercury
I Iodine
INH Isoniazide
K Potassium
LYS Lysine
Mg Magnesium
MPA Medroxyprogesterone
MS Morphine Sulfate
MSO4 Morphine Sulfate
MTX Methotrexate
Na Sodium
NTG Nitroglycerine
O Oxygen
P Phosphorus
PABA Para-aminobenzoic Acid
PAS Para-aminosalicylic Acid
PEG Polyethylene Glycol
Phe Phenylalanine
Se Selenium
SMZ Sulfamethoxazole
T3 Triiodothyronine
T3 Tylenol w/ Codeine 300 mg/30 mg
T4 Thyroxine
TAC Triamcinolone
TCN Tetracycline
TMP Trimethoprim
Zn Zinc

List of common drug abbreviations for PTCB & ExCPT provided by PharmacyTechnicianToday.com for pharmacy technicians and pharmacists.

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