Drugs for the Gut: A Practical Guide to Gastrointestinal and Liver Therapy
An indispensable quick reference guide to the vast range of drugs currently available for the management of gastrointestinal disease. The first half of the book provides clinical information and management strategies, organized by condition. The second half is divided into classes of drugs, and offers detailed pharmaceutical information. The two sections are fully cross-referenced. This is an essential, portable aid for making informed therapeutic decisions!
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Stomach and Duodenum
General Gastrointestinal Conditions and Issues
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abdominal pain abnormal absorption active acute adult agents alcohol anaemia Antacids antibiotics antibody ascites associated azathioprine bile duct biliary biopsy bismuth bleeding blood cancer carcinoma cause cells cimetidine cirrhosis clinical colonic common constipation CONTRAINDICATIONS corticosteroids Crohn's disease cyclosporin develop diagnosis diarrhoea DOSAGE dose duodenal ulcer electrolyte encephalopathy endoscopic enzyme EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS faecal fluid gallbladder gallstones gastric gastritis gastrointestinal H2-receptor antagonists haemochromatosis hepatic encephalopathy hepatocellular carcinoma increased INDICATIONS infection intake interferon intravenous INVESTIGATIONS jaundice lansoprazole laxatives levels malabsorption MANAGEMENT metronidazole mg daily mild mucosa normal nutritional occur oesophageal omeprazole oral pancreatic patients peptic ulcer PHARMACOLOGY portal present PROBLEMS AND UNWANTED protein proton pump inhibitors pylori ranitidine rare rectal reduced reflux regimens renal resection risk serum severe side-effects small bowel small intestine stool sulphasalazine surgery symptomatic symptoms syndrome Table therapy tion transplantation treatment tumours ulcerative colitis ultrasonography UNWANTED EFFECTS usually varices viral virus vitamin vomiting weeks