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GI System Drugs

Activated Charcoal Class: Antidiarrheal Trade Name: SuperChar-Vet Powder Use: control diarrhea and act as an absorbant Adverse Effects: constipation
Apomorphine Class: Emetics Trade Name: Apomorphine Use: induction of vomiting in dogs Adverse Effects: restlessness, depression
Chlorpromazine Class: Antiemetic Trade Name: Thorazine Use: antiemetic in dogs and cats Adverse Effects: sedation, ataxia
Cimetidine Class: Antiulcer Medication Trade Name: Tagamet Use: tx/prevention of gastric, abomasal or duodenal ulcers Adverse Effects: may alter rate of metabolism of other drugs
Dimenhydrinate Class: Antiemetics Trade Name: Dramamine Use: tx of motion sickness Adverse Effects: none noted
Diphenhydramine Class: Antiemetic Trade Name: Benadryl Use: tx of motion sickness and allergic reactions Adverse Effects: none noted
Famotidine Class: Antiulcer Trade Name: Pepcid Use: tx/prevention of gastric reflux
Lactulose Class: Laxatives Trade Name: Cephaluc, Enulose Use: relief of constipation Adverse Effects: cramping, nausea
Metamucil Class: Laxatives Trade Name: Metamucil Use: relief of constipation or impactions Adverse Effects: none noted
Metoclopramide Class: Antiemetics/Laxative Trade Name: Reglan Use: tx of gastric motility disorders/tx gastroesophogeal reflux Adverse Effects: behavior disorders assoc. with NS
Metronadizole Class: Misc. GI Drugs Trade Name: Flagyl Use: tx of giardiasis/anaerobic infection Adverse Effects: anorexia, diarrhea
Prednisone Class: Corticosteroid Trade Name: generic Use: tx of allergic reactions Adverse Effects: pruritis, PU/PD
Prochlorperazine Class: Antiemetic Trade Name: Compazine Use: control of vomiting Adverse Effects: dry mm, urinary rentention
Sucralfate Class: Antiulcer Medication Trade Name: Carafate Use: tx of oral, esophageal, gastric and duodenal ulcers Adverse Effects: constipation
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