last min meds

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last min meds
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  1. Drug therapy for heatic encephalopathy
    • lactulose
    • neomycin
    • flaygl
  2. Drug therapy for esophageal varices
    • beta blockers- inderal
    • vasoconstrictors- sandostatin
  3. Reduce acid secretions, promote healing of inflamed esophagus, control symptoms titrate
    GERD
    • H2 blockers
    • Tagamet, pepcid, zantac
  4. Main drugs used for effective long term use by inhibitng proton pump of parietal cells thus reducing acid
    Prilosec, nexium, pravacid, protonix
  5. Acid protectives- GERD
    Carafate
  6. Cholinergic
    Gerd
    • Urecholine
    • increases LES pressure
  7. Prokinetic drugs
    gerd
    • Reglan
    • Mobility enhanceing
  8. Dumping syndrome drug
    sandostatin
  9. Aminosaliylates
    UC crohns
    inhibits prostaglandins to reduce inflammation
  10. UC crohns
    Corticosteriods
    • suppress immune system
    • reduces inflammation
  11. Immunomodulators
    UC crohns
    • help reduce amount of steriod use
    • overrides body immune system
  12. IBS
    Alosetron (lotronex)
    • 5-ht receptor blockers
    • decreases urgnecy and pain and diahrrea
    • fda approved for women only

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