gastric acid


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Synonyms for gastric acid

digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase

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It is well known that one of the potent causative factors of gastric ulcer is excessive gastric acid.
This pathology is not only common, but at the same time is a costly affair, accounting for use of costly drugs like inhibitors of gastric acid secretion, expensive tests and utilization of time thus causing a real clinical challenge for the patient as well as health care providers10.
The studies mainly used a combination of antibiotics with medicines from a class of drugs that suppress gastric acid production (Proton Pump Inhibitors).
Aspirin damages mucosa by its direct irritant effect leading to increased gastric acid secretion, resulting in excessive production of products of lipoxygenase pathway like leuko-trienes and interfering prostaglandin synthesis.
Our study is in consistent with other workers who concluded that Verapamil significantly reduces gastric acid secretion.
The inhibition of gastric acid production as well as reinforcement of gastric mucosal protection is the major approaches in clinical treatment for the treatment of gastric ulcers.
Based on the acquired results of the investigation using his model of ulcer formation, we can suppose that the mineral water of the Remontnensky and Har-Buluk sites can probably decrease hyperacidity of the gastric acid.
4Proton pump inhibitors are drugs that provide gastric acid suppression and maintain pH of more than4 for 18 24 hr/day.
Treatment for reflux involves medicines to reduce the gastric acid.
Scott's review in 1985 concluded that overproduction of gastric acid induced by gizzerosine was a major cause of GEU.
In the presence of gastric acid, alginates precipitate, forming a gel.
It has been speculated that inhibition of gastric acid secretion may lead to reduction in iron and vitamin B12 absorption (7).
The reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus, a primary symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a very common problem.
A large 2009 Swedish cohort study evaluated the association between gastric acid suppressors during gestation and a diagnosis in the offspring of allergic disease or a prescription for asthma or allergy medications.
The researchers commented that gastric acid is needed for the extraction of vitamin B12 from foods as well as for its absorption in the intestines.