2016 Treatments for Acid-Peptic Diseases

Answer to example question 2

This question tests the objective: be able to give examples of drugs from each pharmacological treatment strategy, and identify their specific mechanism of action.

Antacids work by increasing gastric pH, not by chelating divalent cations.

Famotidine is an H2 receptor antagonist.

Misoprostol increases mucous secretion while decreasing acid production.

Pantoprazole is the newest proton pump inhibitor.

Pipericillin is a bacteriocidal inhibitor of cell wall synthesis.

Pirenzipine is a muscarinic receptor antagonist.

The correct answer is G:  sucralfate protects the ulcer surface, in part by increasing prostaglandin and mucous secretion.

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