Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

GI Pharm

QuestionAnswer
React with gastric acid to produce neutral salts or salt of low acidity Antacids
Inactivate pepsin and enhance mucosal protection but do not coat the ulcer crater Antacids
These medications should be taken on a regular schedule; some are prescribed to be taken 1 and 3 hours after each meal and t bedtime Antacids
To provide maximum benefit, treatment should elevate the gastric pH above 5 Antacids
Tablets should be chewed thoroughly and followed with a glass of water or milk Antacids
Liquid preparations should be shaken before dispensing Antacids
An anti-secretory medication that enhances mucosal defenses Misoprostol (Cytotec)
Suppresses secretion of gastric acid and maintains submucosal blood flow by promoting vasodilation Misoprostol (CYtotec)
Used to prevent gastric ulcers caused by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and aspirin Misoprostol (cytotec)
Administered with meals Misoprostol (cytotec)
Causes diarreha and abdominal pain Misoprotol (Cytotec)
Contraindicated for use in pregnancy Misoprotol (Cytotec)
Creates a protective barrier against acid and pepsin Sucralfate (Carafate)
Administered orally should be taken on an empty stomach Sucralfate (Carafate)
May cause constipation Sucralfate (Carafate)
May impede absorption of warfarin, Dilantin, Lanoxin, and some antibiotics Should be administered at least 2 hours apart from these meds Sucralfate (Carafate)
Suppress secretion of gastric acid H2 Blocker
Alleviate symptoms of heartburn and assist in preventing complications of peptic ulcer disease H2 Blocker
Prevent stress ulcers and reduce recurrence of all ulcers H2 Blocker
Are contraindicated in HTN clients H2 Blocker
Should be used with caution in clients with impaired renal or hepatic function H2 Blocker
Can be administered orally IM or IV Cimetidine ( Tagamet)
Food reduces the rate of absorption' if taken with meals, absorption rate will be slowed Cimetidine (tagamet)
IV admin can cause hypotension and dystrhymias Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Antacids can decrease the oral absorption of this med Cimetidine (Tagamet)
These and antacids should be administered at least 1 hour apart Cimetidine (tagamet)
It passes through the blood-brain barrier, and CNS it may cause confusion, agitation, psychosis depression, anxiety, and disorientation, Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Dosage should be reduced in clients with renal impairment Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Created by: odessafh
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards