Pharmacology - Gastrointestinal System

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Gastrointestinal Disease Quizzes & Trivia

Covers drugs discussed in the Gastrointestinal lecture. :) Good luck. As always, please let me know if I have anything spelled incorrectly or any information that isn't correct.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dark or black stools that result from blood staining. Bleeding has occurred in the anterior part of the GI tract. (one word)
  • 2. 
    The act of vomiting.
  • 3. 
    This emetic is used in dogs only and is poorly absorbed orally so it is administered topically on the conjuctival sac or parenterally.
  • 4. 
    This emetic is used in both dogs and cats and induces vomiting in 10-30 min. It's an over-the-counter product that can be cardiotoxic at high doses. (three word answer)
  • 5. 
    These H2 antagonists block the release of hydrochloric acid thus decreasing irritation of eroded mucosa. Used in Tx of gastric ulcers. List one of the three. Give its generic name, space one, then the tradename. Three possible answers.
  • 6. 
    This Antiemetic is used to control vomiting in dogs and cats and to treat motion sickness.
  • 7. 
    This Antiemetic is used especially with parvoviral enteritis, uremic vomiting, and vomiting associated with chemo therapy. Give it's generic name, space once, then give tradename.
  • 8. 
    This emetic is used in cats and occasional in dogs and induces vomiting in 3-5 minutes.
  • 9. 
    Aluminum/magnesium (Maalox, Mylanta) and Magnesium hydroxide (milk of magnesium) are used to treat gastric ulcers, gastritis, esophagitis and ___ ____ (two word answer)
  • 10. 
    Lubricants are used as a laxative to soften the fecal mass for easier movement. It treats constipation and fecal impactions. Give the specific one that is jelly-like and used for hairball treatment in cats. Give generic name, space once, then give tradename (there are two different tradename options).
  • 11. 
    Give the narcotic analgesic (Opiate) that is NOT ok for cats and is used as an antidiarrheal. Generic name, space once, tradename.
  • 12. 
    Give the narcotic analgesic (Opiate) that IS ok for cats. :) It is used as an antidiarrheal. Generic name, space once, tradename.
  • 13. 
    Give the surfactant/stool softener used for Tx of hard, dry feces, impactions in horses, and occasional digestive upset in cattle. Generic name, space once, tradename. (Generic name is two words so answer will be a three word answer).
  • 14. 
    Antifoaming agents are used to treat frothy bloat in ruminants. Their goal is to break down bubbles to relieve gas. There were 4 tradenames in the notes, list one. (4 possible answers)
  • 15. 
    Give the generic name for Pepto-Bismol This is a protecant/adsorbent used to control diarrhea. Also has antibacterial effect. Caution with cats.
  • 16. 
    This Antiulcer drug forms a paste-like substance that binds to the surface of gastric ulcers. Give generic name, space once, give tradename.
  • 17. 
    This antiucler drug prevents or treats gastric ulcers associated with the use of NSAIDS by directly inhibiting the parietal cell from secreting hydrogen ions into the stomach. One word answer.
  • 18. 
    An area in the medulla that may be stimulated by the CRTZ (Chemoreceptor Trigger Zone), the cerebrum, or peripheral receptors to induce vomiting. Two word answer.
  • 19. 
    Vomiting of blood.
  • 20. 
    A cell located in the gastric mucosa that secretes hydrochloric acid. (two word answer, second word... is cell, haha)
  • 21. 
    Benadryl is an antihistamine that can be used as an antiemetic. Give its generic name.
  • 22. 
    Antihistamines are most effective when vomiting is due to motion sickness or inner ear infection. All antihistamines can cause what? (one word answer)
  • 23. 
    Tigan is an antihistamine that can be used as antiemetic. Give its generic name.
  • 24. 
    Dramamine is an antihistamine used as an antiemetic. Give its generic name.
  • 25. 
    This pancreatic enzyme aids in digestion of fats, proteins, and carbs. It must stand on food 15-20 minutes. It's tradename is VioKase-V powder. Used for Tx of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. Give its generic name.
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