Management involves blood glucose control, nutritional support, and prokinetic and antiemetic use.
Malabsorption of medications caused by surgical GI-tract changes is a potential problem.
Occasional heartburn is usually self-treated with nonprescription antacids or OTC acid blockers.
Patients continue to have complications of pain, pancreatic insufficiency, and blood clots that pharmacists can help mitigate.
Lifestyle modifications and acid suppressants remain first-line treatment options for symptom relief.
This formulation may be used to treat heartburn in patients who cannot swallow tablets or take the commercial product.
This toxicity is the most common cause of acute liver failure and the second most common cause of liver failure requiring transplantation.
The recent introduction of biosimilars into the U.S. market creates the need for an understanding of FDA and state regulations.
Among the most frequently prescribed medications, PPIs are associated with an increased risk of fracture, Clostridium difficile infection, community-acquired pneumonia, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
One research study showed that patients participating in med sync programs are over 2.5 times more likely to adhere to their medications.