Antacids and Anti Reflux Agents
This book provides a comprehensive examination of antacids, their related formulations, and alternative medications in the treatment of upper gastrointestinal acidity. Topics discussed include the physicochemical properties of antacids and their evaluation in vivo and in vitro, their efficacy in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, the relevant physiology of the upper gastrointestinal tract, the disadvantages of antacids, and the behavior and uses of anti-reflux agents. The book emphasizes the importance of both pharmaceutics and physiology in the behavior of antacids and their efficacy. Over 2000 references to research are provided, making Antacids and Anti-Reflux Agents an essential reference volume for all clinicians involved in the treatment of disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, as well as for pharmacologists and pharmaceutical scientists.
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CLASSIFICATIONS OF ANTACIDS
Anatomy Physiology and Pharmacology of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract