Flashcards in More Liver and Gastro Deck (25)
What are the results of iron studies in pts w/ hemochromatosis: Fe, ferritin, TIBC?
How do you treat hemochromatosis pts who overabsorb iron?
How do you treat pts w/ hemochromatosis who have been over-transfused?
Cirrhosis + choreiform movement + psyhcosis
What is the tx for Wilson's disease?
What are the 3 tx options for chronic HBV?
interferon OR lamivudine OR adefovir
What is the tx of chronic HCV?
interferon + ribavirin
What is the first test to used to confirm suspected Wilson's disease?
What other common complication of longstanding diabetes has a similar pathophysiology to diabetic gastroparesis?
What is the primary stimulant of gastrin release?
What 2 drugs are used for the Tx of diabetic gastroparesis?
Erythromycin and Metoclopramide
What class of Abx does erythromycin belong to?
What ECG abnormality can macrolides cause?
Prolonged QT interval
Metoclopramide is both a prokinetic and a(n) _______.
What 2 things cause dizziness, sweating in dumping syndrome?
hypoglycemia and intravascular volume depletion
Whish type of IBD is ANCA+?
Which type of IBD is ASCA+?
Name 3 adverse effects of sulfasalazine (for the 10-30% of the population w/ sulfa sensitivity).
rash, hemolysis, and renal problems
What specific renal problem does sulfasalazine cause?
Allergic Interstitial Nephritis
What steroid is used for acute exacerbations of IBD?
Why is budesonide the steroid of choice for IBD exacerbations?
highly susceptible to first-pass effect --> no systemic efftects!
The first line drugs for chronic IBD are all derivatives of what?
The 3 main mesalamine-based drugs for IBD all have what 3 letters in their names?
ASA - Pentasa (or 5-ASA), AsaCol, and Rowasa
What 2 other immunomodulant drugs (not mesalamine) are used chronically for IBD?