prokinetic


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prokinetic

 [pro″kĭ-net´ik]
stimulating movement or motility, such as a drug that promotes gastrointestinal motility.

prokinetic

/pro·ki·net·ic/ (pro″kĭ-net´ik) stimulating movement or motility.

prokinetic

[pro′kinet′ik]
stimulating movement or motility, such as a drug that promotes GI motility.

Prokinetic

A drug that works to speed up the emptying of the stomach and the motility of the intestines.
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FRA's antidepressive and prokinetic actions could bring a better treatment, make up for inhibition of gastric motor activity of SSRIs (Kim et al.
Role of ion channel modifiers in reversal of morphine--induced gastrointestinal inertia by prokinetic agents in mice.
There is no consensus regarding management of patients with gastroparesis who do not respond to antiemetic or prokinetic therapy or who develop severe medication-induced side effects.
Effects of cisapride, a new gastrointestinal prokinetic substance, on interdigestive and postprandial motor activity of the distal oesophagus in man.
Iberogast is a German compound botanical tincture with possible prokinetic action.
Other treatment methods include dietary and behavioral modification, as well as using other classes of medicines, including prokinetic agents, antacids, histamine-2 blockers, and mucosal protectants such as sulcralfate.
In unsuccessful cases, we can move on to try other antihistamines and, if necessary, to consider the four other categories of antiemetic drugs: phenoth-iazines, prokinetic agents, serotonin (5-[HT.
These patients should receive prokinetic agents, in addition to sodium rabeprazole, to get rid of duodenal contents from the stomach.
Clinical trials; Phase I studies, results with agonist for GT motility dysfunction show prokinetic effect.
2]-receptor antagonists and proton pump inhibitors), prokinetic agents (metoclopramide), continuous positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea patients, and surgical fundoplication.
a prokinetic with an anticholinergic drug, as the final common pathway for prokinetic drugs is cholinergic, resulting in a blockage of their action by anticholinergics.
The natural history of GERD with gastroparesis is that the majority of patients will achieve symptomatic resolution, although some will need treatment with prokinetic agents.