2016 Lower GI Pharmacology

Prokinetic agents

PROKINETIC AGENTS dramatically increase motility throughout the entire GI tract (not just the colon).  They are particularly useful in the treatment of diabetic gastroparesisCISAPRIDE and other 5HT4 antagonists have severe cardiac side effects that restrict their use.

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