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sores that affect the mucous membranes of the digestive system. 75% because of H. Pylori, 25% because of NSAIDs
tx for H. Pylori and peptic ulcers
Prevpa- prepackaged dosage of
Tagament- to tx peptic ulcers and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (combo of peptic ulcer and pacreatic tumors
Tagament alert for older patients
causes mental confusion, aggitation, dizziness, psychosis, and hallucination. Galactoria, gynecomastia and impotence in men
antacids- destroy the gastric acid
aluminum hydroxide gel- Amphogel
sodium carbonate- baking soda
Herbal alter- Ginger
can be used for heartburn, antiemetic, antiinflammatory, laxative, motion sickness and morning sickness. Inhances antiplatelet action of NSAIDS and warfarin. Should be avoided in pts with gallstones and bleeding disorders
Herbal alert- Cayenne
taken orally, stimulates the production of gastric juices and helps relieve gas. Reduces the effect of antihypertensive medication
not recommended for pregnant or nursing women becasue it may reduce the gastric absorption of fat soluble vitamins and beta-carotene
Herbal Alert- Chamomile
used for nervous stomach- inhances the effects of sedatives, warfarin and the antiplatelet effects fo NSAIDS
bulk increasing laxatitives
Go-LYTELY- for colonoscopies and enemas
milk of magnesium - mildest, preferred for childred
magesium citrate solution
Antidiarrheals for simple diarrhea
Demulcents- boiled starch and boiled milk
Absorbents- activated charcoal, Kaolin and Kaopectate
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