GI MEDS

  1. Antacids
    Names, uses, considerations, S/E
    • ~Magnesium hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia), CalciumCarbonate (Tums) Sodium Bicarbonate(Alka Seltzer), Aluminum Hydroxide
    • ~Take on empty stomach and nighttime, when stomach is empty acid can get in. that's why antacids are used.
    • ~Antacids with Aluminum or Calcium tend to cause constipation*Antacids with Magnesium tend to cause diarrhea.* Avoid antacids with Sodium in cardiac patients.* Calcium and Magnesium antacids should be avoided in renalpatients, may accumulate to toxic levels.* Aluminum and Sodium based antacids recommended for patientswith renal disease, more easily excreted.
  2. Proton Pump Inhibitors
    -Names
    • -Prazole
    • -decreases secretions
  3. H2 antagonist
    Names
    • -tidine
    • sucralfate
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GI MEDS
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GI MEDS
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