Chapter 8: Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders
A chronic inflammatory disorder of the mucosa of the stomach is called:
C. Irritable bowel syndrome
D. Kuder-Richardson syndrome
Which of the following is NOT a pathophysiological mechanism of GERD?
A. Relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter
B. A low resting lower esophageal sphincter pressure
Which of the following compounds is NOT an antacid?
Which of the following drugs is classified as a proton pump inhibitor?
Acute diarrhea can be caused by which of the following?
C. Psychogenic origin, S. aureus
Select the appropriate drug used to treat constipation:
This type of laxative draws water from the wall of the small intestine into the stool and stimulates intestinal motility:
Which of the following examples of drugs are causes of PUD in individuals who are not infected with H. pylori ?