Test 6 Drugs.txt

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Test 6 Drugs.txt
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  1. Pr: Moeprazole (Prilosec)
    • Antiulcer drug
    • Proton pump inhibitor
  2. Use: First PPI approved for PUD.
    • Available in OTC & Prescription.
    • Reduces acid, binds to enzyme H+, K+ ATPase.
    • Takes 2 hours to reach therapeutic levels, lasts up to 72 hours.
    • Short term 4-8 weeks, peptic ulcers, GERD.
    • Longer for Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
    • Most effective for this syndrome.
    • Only available in oral.
  3. Alerts: Admin before breakfast on empty stomach.
    • My be administered with antacids.
    • Should not be crushed or chewed.
  4. Adverse Effects: Headache, nausea, diarrhea, rash and abdominal pain.
  5. Contraindications: Not approved for <18.
  6. Lab Tests: May increase ALT, AST

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