Flashcards in GI - Acid Secretion Deck (6)
Give an example of a PPI.
What is the mechanism of action of PPIs?
Bind to the H+/K+/ATPase of parietal cells and block it so it can't secrete acid.
What is the main side effects of PPIs?
When should PPIs be administered and why?
30-60 minutes before breakfast or the largest meal of the day as they have delayed onset of action.
Give an example of a histamine 2 receptor antagonist.