GI medications Power Point

Question Description

Of each drug class below need: names (brand and generic), mechanism of action, uses, interaction with other drugs, and side effects. 15-20 slides.

-functional bowel disorder agents


-chloride channel activators

-guanylate cyclase-C agonists

-peripheral opioid receptor agonists

Final Answer






Anaspaz, hyoscyamine


They make it possible for the smooth muscle of intestine

To experience a decrease in its ability to contract
Ensuring that the smooth muscle
Smooth enteric plexus cholinergic receptors have been inhibited

In the relief of;
• Stomach
• Bladder
• intestinal spasms
• cramps
Used in;
• peptic ulcer treatment
• in combination with some antacids
In the prevention of;
• motion sickness
• Nausea
• vomiting


Anticholinergic/antispasmodics interact with several drugs

Patients need to be more informed on the drugs they have in use,
and especially when they need information on drug interactions

It is important for them to keep in mind visiting the doctor, or
consulting the doctor for guidance of medication use

They may result in certain anticholinergic side effects
These are specific antidepressants, medications set aside for
Parkinson’s, medications used for motion sickness,
antispasmodics, certai...

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