gastric acid


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Noun1.gastric acid - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
digestive fluid, digestive juice - secretions that aid digestion
lipase - an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
pepsin - an enzyme produced in the stomach that splits proteins into peptones
chymosin, rennin - an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
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In comparison to the earlier SOLUTION study, the presence or absence of concomitant gastric acid suppressants had no meaningful effect on CFA.
Different tests were carried out on them, including blood and gastric acid secretion tests over the period.
The study found that individuals who used proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which reduce gastric acid production, had a 33% increased relative risk of developing chronic kidney disease or kidney failure when compared with non-users.
This interaction blocks the secretion of hydrogen ions, which combine with chloride ions in the stomach lumen to form gastric acid.
Hikma will also have the exclusive rights to manufacture and commercialise Takeda's Dexilant (dexlansoprozole), a gastric acid secretion inhibitor, in its MENA markets, with the exception of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt.
The research carried out at the University of California San Diego by nanoengineer and professor Joseph Wang jointly with professor Liangfang Zhang from the Department of Nanoengineering at the Moores Cancer Center, used tiny robots consisting of a magnesium core which reacts with gastric acid once swallowed.
The researchers used micromotors - tiny vehicles about the width of a human hair made of biodegradable materials - to neutralize gastric acid and deliver their cargo of antibiotics at the desired pH.
General medications to treat short bowel syndrome include antibiotics to prevent bacterial overgrowth, H2 blockers to treat too much gastric acid secretion, proton pump inhibitors to treat too much gastric acid secretion, choleretic agents to improve bile flow and prevent liver disease, bile-salt binders to decrease diarrhea, anti-secretin agents to reduce gastric acid in the intestine, hypomotility agents to increase the time it takes food to travel through the intestines, leading to increased nutrient absorption, growth hormones to improve intestinal absorption, teduglutide to improve intestinal absorption.
In the occurrence of CSG, the erosion effect of gastric acid plays an important role.
The factors including gastric acid, motor disorder, psychiatric factors, food intolerance and H.
The gastric acid barrier is one of the last barriers we have against developing carriage.
Proton pump inhibitors are drugs designed to reduce gastric acid production.