antisecretory


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an·ti·se·cre·to·ry

 (ăn′tē-sĭ-krē′tə-rē, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Inhibiting or decreasing secretion, especially gastric secretions.
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The 2015 study was entitled 'Anti-Ulcerogenic and Gastric Antisecretory Effects of Corchorus olitorius Extract in Male Albino Rats'.
Effect of antisecretory drugs and nitrates on the risk of ulcer bleeding associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antiplatelet agents, and anticoagulants.
The authors remind us that loperamide is different from antimotility agents such as diphenoxylate with atropine, as loperamide has an antisecretory effect at lower doses and decreases motility only at higher doses.
These potent antisecretory agents were soon to be replaced by another even more potent group of medicines called proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs).
Loperamide, a drug with both antisecretory and antimotility effects (11), is widely used by travelers (12).
2]S acts as a prosecretory (as described above) or as an antisecretory agent.
Wild species of Solanum particularly paniculatum and fastigiatum have been extensively used in folk medicine for their protective effects on the liver and antisecretory gastric properties [88].
Although its plasma level is very low it has potent antisecretory and spasmolytic actions very likely because it reaches much higher concentration locally in the gut wall.
This antisecretory effect of CO may be due to increased HCO3 secretion (Table IV).
Therefore it is necessary to use gastric protectors or chlorhidric acid antisecretory agents when they are used for extended periods (6).
6 Therefore the postoperative follow-up of ulcer perforation should include that antibacterial and antisecretory therapy should be administered to infected patients to eradicate H.