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Gastrointestinal Drugs These drugs have a variety of effects on the GI tract
Antacids These drugs neutralize existing stomach acid
Gaviscon magnesium carbonate
Maalox aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide
Mylanta aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone
Gastric Mucosal Agents This drug forms a protective layer on the mucosal lining
Carafate sucralfate
Histamine (H2) Receptor Antagonist These drugs compete with histamine for binding sites on the gastrointestinal tract
Tagamet cimetidine
Zantac ranitidine
Pepcid famotidine
Proton Pump Inhibitor These drugs interfere with gastric acid secretion
Prilosec omeprazole
Nexium esomeprazole
Protonix pantoprazole
Anti-Diarrheals These drugs work in various ways to reduce diarrhea
Lomotil diphenoxalate/atropine
Immodium loperamide
Laxatives and Stool Softners These drugs simulate bowel movements to relieve constipation
Metamucil psyllium
Dulcolax Bisacodyl
Senekot Senna
Miralax polyethylene glycol 3350
MOM milk of magnesia
Colace Docusate
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