Decreases acid production in the stomach by blocking the pump on the oxyntic cell that moves H+ ions into the stomach
Trade name: Gastrogard
Use, how it works, contraindications
How it works: Combines with acetlycholinesterase and prevents the breakdown of acetylcholine
Cons: Pregnant, allergic
Use and side effects
Use: Diarrhea and giardia
Side effects: CNS
Built up carbon dioxide or methane gas from the rumen
Too much gas being trapped in the rumen
Should vomiting be induced to a dog that ingested strong alkali liquid cleanser 3 hours ago?
No, corrosive substance
Should vomiting be induced to a cat that ingested pelleted rat bait 40 minutes ago?
Should vomiting be induced to a horse that ingested insecticide-contaminated feed 25 minutes ago?
No, horses dont vomit
Should vomiting be induced to a dog that ingested its owners heart medication and has been vomiting since?
No, dog is already vomiting
TRUE OR FALSE. Stimulation of dopamine receptors produces vomiting more frequently in cats than in dogs.
TRUE OR FALSE. Histamine plays and important role in vomiting caused by motion
TRUE OR FALSE. Prostaglandins decrease sodium bicarbonate content found in the mucus of the stomach
TRUE OR FALSE. Apomorphine works better in dogs when give orally than when given IV
TRUE OR FALSE. Ruminatorics are drugs or compounds designed to break up frothy bloat
TRUE OR FALSE. Cathartics are more aggressive than purgatives
TRUE OR FALSE. Antihistamines are generally more effective antiemetics in dogs than in cats
TRUE OR FALSE. Mast cell tumors can produce gastric ulcers because of the histamine they release and the gastric hyperacidity syndrome they cause
Along with histamine and acetylcholine, the receptor found on acid-producing cells in the stomach
Cells in the stomach that produce hydrochloric acid
Parietal or oxyntic cells
Straining to defecate
Inflammation of the stomach
Drug that adheres to open ulceration sites; needs acidic environment; stimulates local production of prostaglandins; gastric "band aid"
Used in cattle with frothy bloat to break up bubbles or as a laxative drug that works by breaking down surface tension on dried decal material allowing water to penetrate
Antibiotic used for treating giardiasis, known for producing neurologic side effects
Antidiarrheal that increases resistance to fecal movement by increasing the segemental conractions, also decreases GI secretions
Antibiotic for treating colitis that derives more beneficial effect from its anti-inflammatory effect than its antimicrobial activity; broken down into the anti-inflammatory drug by the colonic bacteria
Increases blood flow to the stomach, increases cell turnover, reduces stomach acid production, and is also a synthetic version of a natural compound
Composed of lipase and proteinases
Pancreatic enzyme supplements
Phenothiazine tranquilizer; decreases stimulation of motion sickness receptors more in dogs than cats