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pharm final GI 6/13

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What is the mechanism of action of drugs like Tagamet, Zantac, Axid, and Pepcid? What do they treat? Decrease the production of acid in the stomach by blocking H2 receptors -Treat ulcers and GERD
What is the mechanism of action of drugs like Prilosec, Protonix and Prevacid? What do they treat? Proton pump inhibitor that suppresses the final step in gastric acid production -Treat ulcers and GERD
What is the mechanism of action of laxatives? Increase peristalsis in the intestines
Examples of laxatives Ducolax and MOM
What is the mechanism of action of Antacids? neutralize acid in the stomach
What is Helicobacter pylori, what does it cause and how is it treated? A bacteria that causes gastric ulcers. treated with Anitbiotics, proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers
What is GERD and how is it treated? -Gastroesophageal reflux disorder -H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors
What is the mechanism of action of antidiarrheals? Example of one Decrease peristalsis in the intestine -Lomotil
What is the mechanism of action of antiemetics? Inhibit the vomiting reflux in the brain
Examples of antiemetics compazine, tigan, phenergan
What is the mechanism of action of Emetics? stimulate the vomiting center in the brain -syrup of ipecac
What is the mechanism of action of anorexiants? Decrease appetite for weight loss
examples of anotexiants? Dexedrine, Meridia
Created by: lecopple1