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Flashcards in GI Pharmacology Deck (16)
1

Causes malabsorption of Vit. B12, Ca, Fe, and Zn

B12
Iron
Calcium
Zinc

Omeprazole

2

Used for the prevention of NSAID-induced gastric mucosal injury

Misoprostol (PGE1 analog)

3

Causes black stools and darkening of tongue

Bismuth subsalicylate

4

DOC for diabetic gastroparesis

Metoclopramide (D2 antagonist)-promotes GI motility

5

MOA of metoclopramide

Blocks D2 receptors

6

Laxative (bulk-forming)

Psyllium

7

Laxative (stool-softening); causes malabsorption of Vitamins ADEK

Docusate

8

Laxative (osmotic)

Lactulose

9

Laxative (stimulant/cathartic)

Bisacodyl

10

Causes melanosis coli

Senna

11

Used in IBD (mild to moderate)

Mesalamine

12

DOC for PUD

Omeprazole

13


Antacid with strong laxative effect

Magnesium hydroxide

14

Antacid with constipating action

Aluminum hydroxide

15

An osmotic laxative that could be used to treat constipation caused by muscle relaxants such as verapamil

Magnesium hydroxide

16

Management of steatorrhea is best accomplished by the use of this agent

Pancrelipase