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Gastrointestinal drug therapy in the elderly

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Published by Pharmaceutical Products Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric gastroenterology,
  • Geriatric pharmacology,
  • Gastrointestinal agents,
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases -- in old age,
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases -- drug therapy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of geriatric drug therapy.
    StatementJames W. Cooper, William E. Wade, editors.
    ContributionsCooper, James, 1944-, Wade, William E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC802.A34 G37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL695192M
    ISBN 100789003953
    LC Control Number97042595

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Co-published simultaneously as: Journal of geriatric drug therapy, v. 12, no. 1, Description. Medically reviewed by C. Fookes, BPharm Last updated on Gastrointestinal disorders is the term used to refer to any condition or disease that occurs within the gastrointestinal tract.

The gastrointestinal tract (also called the GI tract) is a series of hollow organs that form a long continuous passage from our mouth to our anus. Gastrointestinal Drug Therapy in the Elderly brings out your practical side, giving you method after method for dealing with the gastrointestinal maladies of elderly patients.

Its scope is broad and contemporary, covering everything from gastroesophageal reflux disease to peptic ulcers, from inflammatory bowel disease to constipation and diarrhea.

Gastrointestinal Drug Therapy in the Elderly brings out your practical side, giving you method after method for dealing with the gastrointestinal maladies of elderly patients. Its scope is broad and contemporary, covering everything from gastroesophageal reflux disease to peptic ulcers, from inflammatory bowel disease to constipation and : William E Wade, James W Cooper.

Gastrointestinal Drug Therapy in the Elderly by James W. Cooper & William E. Wade; ; Binghamton, NY: Pharmaceutical Products Press; pages; hard cover; $ This is a clinically relevant. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Gastrointestinal Drug Therapy in the Elderly (Journal of Geriatric Drug Therapy at the best online prices at.

Prevalence of prescription drug use increases substantially with age. Survey data from – indicate that almost 90% of older adults regularly take at least 1 prescription drug, almost 80% regularly take at least 2 prescription drugs, Gastrointestinal drug therapy in the elderly book 36% take at Gastrointestinal drug therapy in the elderly book 5 prescription drugs ().When over-the-counter and dietary supplements are included, these prevalence rates increase substantially.

It is also not unusual for the clinician to prescribe additional therapy for problems resulting from treatment of a different medical condition.

Although gastrointestinal bleeding and neoplasia are important and common problems in the elderly patient, this review focuses on gastrointestinal disorders of Cited by: The first section is “a geriatric approach to gastrointestinal disorders” and contains a very good review of the epidemiology of gastrointestinal disorders in the elderly together with an interesting and fashionable chapter on “comprehensive geriatric assessment of older patients with GI disorders”.Cited by: 1.

Learn gastrointestinal drug therapy with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of gastrointestinal drug therapy flashcards on Quizlet. Therefore, Drug Therapy for the Elderly serves as a timely reference for a wide array of physicians.

About the Author With people aged 65 years and older currently making up the fastest growing age group throughout the world, the demographic revolution of an aging society will inevitably lead to increased pressure to develop a rationalistic and Reviews: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Fundamental principles of pharmacokinetics / Michael Mayersohn --Drug disposition / Michael Mayersohn --Adverse drug reactions / Rubin Bressler --Compliance with drug therapy / Kenneth A.

Conrad --Nutritional therapy / Gail Grigsby Harrison, E.E. Fung --Therapy for cardiovascular. Drug scores less than occurred in 77 subjects (total 22%, males 21%, females 23%).

We compared the drug-deviation of six major ATC drug categories (gastrointestinal drugs A, anticoagulant agents B, cardiovascular drugs C, musculoskeletal drugs M, CNS agents N, Cited by:   A nationwide study of mortality associated with hospital admission due to severe gastrointestinal events and those associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use.

Am J Gastroenterol. Gastrointestinal absorption depends on the stability of the drug in gastrointestinal fluids, absorption time, solubility, and how readily the drug permeates the gastrointestinal epithelium (Fig.

44 The primary site of drug absorption is the small intestine, followed by the stomach and colon. 45 For about 40% of commonly used drugs, less.

Common GI Drug Interactions in the Elderly Article in Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 12(3) July with 39 Reads How we measure 'reads'. syndromes directly relating to drug therapy in the elderly, such as dementia, fall risk, and frailty. This includes both the induction of these syndromes by drugs and their treatment by drugs.

In addition, more generic aspects of drug therapy in the elderly are addressed, including altered pharmacokinetics or compliance/adherence issues. I - Overview on Gastrointestinal Pharmacology - Stefano Evangelista From a historical point of view, this class of drug is the most important for gastrointestinal diseases.

In fact, the introduction of antisecretory compounds, firstly became the gold standard therapy for File Size: KB. Drug biotransformations occur in quantitatively important amounts in the liver, gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, lung, and skin.

However, nearly all organs have some metabolic activity. As described in Chap in vivo drug biotransformations are commonly separated into Phase I and Phase II biotransformations. Phase I biotransformations are Cited by: 4.

Functional bowel distress represents the most common gastrointestinal disorder found in the elderly. Indeed, over one-half of all their gastrointestinal complaints are of a functional nature.

This, of course, makes the diagnosis of organic complaints all the more difficult in the geriatric by: 1. Despite the fact that drug use is exceptionally prevalent in the elderly, our knowledge of the risks and benefits in this group can be limited.

Few clinical trials deliberately include the elderly, or those on multiple medications with several medical conditions. The effects and side effects in this group may not be as well known. The current issue of The American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology includes several articles from a symposium, "Drug Therapy in the Elderly," held in.

As our aged population increases, the unique spectrum of infections presented by this elderly population, particularly those residing in long term care facilities will challenge our ability to maintain an effective battery of antibiotics. The inability to clear drug from the body due to declining lung, kidney/bladder, gastrointestinal and circulatory efficiency can cause accumulation of Author: Ayman M.

Noreddin and Walid F. El-Khatib. elderly who suffer ulcer complications. Treatment of undiagnosed dyspepsia with H 2-receptor antagonists may be acceptable in younger patients but care is required in older people because their symptoms may be caused by gastric cancer.

H2-receptor antagonist therapy can promote healing of NSAID-associated ulcers (particularly duodenal).File Size: KB. multi-drug therapy adherence.

Physiologic changes that affect pharmacokinetics in elderly: Absorption Reduced renal function, with resultant drug accumulation, is the most important cause of adverse drug reactions in the elderly. Key point 8. Non-adherence is common in elderly. The goal of therapy for the older adult is to cure.

Gastrointestinal agents include many different classes of drugs that are used to treat gastrointestinal disorders. Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances. Please refer to the. Drug interactions Decrease the effectiveness of clopidogrel due to inhibition of CYP2C19 • Increase risk of cardiovascular events Omeprazole inhibits the metabolism of warfarin, phenytoin, diazepam, and cyclosporine through competitive inhibition of CYP Prolonged therapy may result in low vitamin B12 Prolonged elevation of gastric pH can.

Communicating bad news to the elderly. Geriatric patients are a very heterogeneous population. Effective strategies for inpatient and outpatient management.

Changes in gastrointestinal function with aging. Changes in drug metabolism with aging. Gastrointestinal effects of drugs. (BEERS list) Effect of aging on nutrition.

This can be explained, with respect to elderly patients in general, by three factors: elderly patients receive an increased number of medications, the physiological changes which occur with ageing may affect pharmacokinetic drug distribution, and the elderly patient may be more sensitive to Cited by: 1.

Geriatric Drug Therapy Interventions will help you get better outcomes with your patients as it Medication costs and common drug-related problems, such as misapplication of therapy, medication misuse, and adverse effects, can often be avoided or reduced.

INTRODUCTION — Optimizing drug therapy is an essential part of caring for an older person. The process of prescribing a medication is complex and includes: deciding that a drug is indicated, choosing the best drug, determining a dose and schedule appropriate for the patient's physiologic status, monitoring for effectiveness and toxicity, educating the patient about expected side effects, and.

The aging process per se has clinically significant effects on GI immunity and GI drug metabolism. Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in patients aged 65 and older (geriatric aged) and can range from mild self-limited episodes of constipation or acid reflux to.

Be familiar drug effects in elderly Simple verbal/written instructions for every medication Presenting symptoms may be a result of medications (not old age) Regular review chronic - may be possible to stop medications or reduce dose if renal function declines Make sure the carer understands treatmentFile Size: KB.

Geriatric Drug Therapy Interventions will help you get better outcomes with your patients as it points out pitfalls to avoid and provides you with logical principles for administering drug therapy.

Offering guidelines, advice, and gentle reminders, this book shows you the importance of properly documenting patient problems and of considering. Gastrointestinal Adverse Effects of Opioids. Head and Neck Pain.

Minimally-Invasive, Interventional Spine Treatment Part II producing gastrointestinal dysfunction. 6 Opioid k-receptors are more abundant in the periphery, LLC web property.

Please add [email protected] to your address book to ensure delivery. The gastroenterologist will frequently encounter elderly patients with complaints of dysphagia, anorexia, dyspepsia, and disorders of colonic function. Understanding age-related changes in gastrointestinal physiology and effects of common comorbid illnesses enhances the ability to evaluate and treat these common, troublesome by:   Schectman G, Hiatt J.

Drug therapy for hypercholesterolemia in patients with cardiovascular disease: factors limiting achievement of lipid goals. Am J Med. ;–Cited by: @article{osti_, title = {Gastric emptying rate in the elderly: implications for drug therapy}, author = {Evans, M A and Triggs, E J and Cheung, M and Broe, G A and Creasey, H}, abstractNote = {The effect of the aging process on gastric emptying was studied in 11 elderly subjects (mean age, 77) and in 7 young healthy volunteers (mean age, 26).

In my book Over Dose (5), I quote experts, medical journals and textbooks on this point, but here one statement will suffice, because it’s from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: “There is evidence that older adults tend to be more sensitive to drugs than younger adults, due to their generally slower metabolisms and organ functions.

Gastrointestinal disorders represent the third most common cause of general practice consultations by patients older than 65 years in Western society. There are few changes within the gastrointestinal tract that occur inevitably as part of ageing.

However, with increasing age, the incidence of both benign and malignant gastrointestinal disease : Rajaratnam Mathialagan, Radhakrishnan Hariraj.This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Medication Use in the Elderly, Beers List, Beers List, Beers Criteria, Beers Criteria, Screening Tool of Older Persons potentially inappropriate Prescriptions, STOPP, Medications to Avoid in Older Adults.Gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissues of the gastrointestinal tract.

The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is part of the body’s digestive helps to digest food and takes nutrients (vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and water) from food so they can be used by the GI tract is made up of the following organs.