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Pharm Lesson 10

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Antacids Agents that neutralizes gastric hydrochloric acid
Antidiarrhea Medication that reduces the number of loose stools
Antiemetics Drugs that prevents or treats nausea, vomiting, or motion sickness
Antiflatulents Medications used in the symptomatic treatment of gastric bloating or GI gas pain
GI antispasmodics Medications used to help calm the bowel
Antiulcer Drug that reduces gastric acid secretion, or that acts to prevent or treat gastric or duodenal ulcers
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) Vomiting that occurs after the administration of drugs used to treat cancer
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) A backward flow of gastric secretions into the esophagus causing inflammation and discomfort-GERD is treated with drugs to accelerate gastric emptying
Histamine2 blockers Agents that block the histamine receptors found in the stomach to reduce gastric acid secretions
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) The term for a number of chronic, relapsing inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract of unknown etiology
Laxatives Drugs that promote evacuation of the intestine
Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) One of the most commonly occurring post-operative complication - During the post-operative period, patients may experience considerable pain, difficulty moving, nausea, and vomiting
Probiotics Agents having a favorable or health-promoting effect on living cells and tissues
Protein pump inhibitor (PPI) Gastric anti-secretory agent unrelated to H2 receptor antagonists used for short-term symptomatic relief of GERD, ulcers, heartburn and erosive esophagitis
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