I cns irritation note vomiting local antiemetic

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Unformatted text preview: clarithromycin, metronidazol, and have all been used successfully. • A 2003 study indicates that aspirin makes bacterium more susceptible to antimicrobial agents Digestants Digestants • Most no longer considered effective – includes acids and enzymes • Exception: – Pancreatic enzymes are still considered useful. Emetics Emetics • Cause vomiting - (apomorphine, ipecac) • Therapeutic Uses - poisoning • Caution – With some poisons, vomiting is contraindicated; • Convulsant drug • Oil based substances • Corrosive substances Lye Lye About Nausea Nausea BB Barrier Antiemetic Antiemetic Note: vomiting reflex stimulated by G.I. & CNS irritation Note: vomiting • Local antiemetic – relieves irritation • Antacid • Carminatives (relieve gas) • Systemic antiemetics – depress vomiting center in medulla • Phenothiazines - among more effective • Antihistamines - if cause is motion sickness – use prior to onset of symptoms • Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – active ingredient in marijuana • Metoclopramide (Reglan®) - relaxes pylorus and stimulates motility. – Relieves heartburn and nausea caused by gaseous distention. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Tetrahydrocannabinol • Often useful if...
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