Gastrointestinal drugs for nurses

Below is a very good review presentation from NurseReview.org about drugs that affect the gastrointestinal system: 1. Drugs affecting GI secretions 2. Laxatives 3. Anti-diarrheals 4. Emetics and anti-emetics More on nursing pharmacology Technorati : Anti-diarrheals, Anti-emetics, Laxatives, NCLEX, Nurses & nursing students, PPI, pharmacology for nurses

FDA recommendations on clopidogrel (Plavix) because of decreased response and PPI interactions

Pharmamotion has now a new page containing updates onĀ  clopidogrel PPI interactions. The FDA issued today an early communication about an ongoing safety review of the antiplatelet agent clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix). The backgroung to this is the recent evidence of: A decreased response to clopidogrel in some patients. Since clopidogrel is a prodrug, genetic polymorphisms […]