Contain one or more abrasive agents, foaming agent and flavoring material
cavity prevention
decreases plaque accumulation and gingivitis
antibacterial agent-treats oral mucositis
used for bleeding or irritation
relief of pharyngeal irritation for NG tube, sore throat, and oral surgery
used for hyperacidity, indigestion, reflux esophagitis, gastric peptic, and duodenal ulcers
defoaming agent breaks up gas bubbles in the stomach
produces solution floats on top of food or gastric contents
agent that can cause confusion, disorientation, hallucinations, slurred speech, gynecomastia, hepatotoxicity that needs to be reported.
type of prostaglandins that decreases pain and swelling and can cause uterine contractions contraindicated in pregnancy
inhibits gastric secretion by inhibiting gastric acid pump of the stomach
when swallowed forms a thick paste that adheres to the ulcer therefore protecting ulcers from acid
used to relieve chemotherapy induced emesis
Dopamine antagonists agent
good for chemotherapy induced nausea
agent used for motion sickness, and N/V associated with pregnancy
agent that is used for sedation, reduction of anxiety and possible depression of vomiting center and amnesic effect. It is most useful in combo with other antiemetics.
class that is marijuana and is used for chemotherapy patients
chemical that acts to promote the evacuation of the bowel
drug that is orally taken and acts within 6-10 hours (best given at bedtime or early am)
used to relieve acute constipation and post-op flatus
laxative agent used to decrease ammonia levels to treat chronic constipation
hypertonic compounds that attract water into the intestine from surrounding tissues, usually acts within 1-3 hours
lubricates the intestinal wall and softens the stool, onset is 6-8 hours and inhibits fat soluble vitamin absorption
the safest laxative
"wetting agents"
binds with opiate receptors in the GI tract, inhibits constipating effects of opiods

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