propulsive

(redirected from Prokinetic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Treating refractory gastroparesis aggressively with a combination of prokinetic medications in high doses and then slowly reducing the doses over time works much better than does a stepped-up dosing strategy, Dr.
There were no significant differences between the two groups in terms of prematurity, low birth weight, type of milk or formula fed in the first 6 months, rotavirus vaccination rate, or use of prokinetic drugs.
In contrast, for the two most effective study doses, fewer than 5% of TZP-101 patients experienced nausea or vomiting, consistent with the strong GI prokinetic activity of TZP-101 and early recovery of GI motility.
Cisapride (Propulsid) is a prokinetic agent available for the symptomatic relief of nocturnal heartburn caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Senagore, will present a poster entitled "The Prokinetic Agent TZP-101 (a Ghrelin Agonist) Accelerates GI Recovery in Partial Colectomy Patients Independently of Total Opioid Use and Type of Surgery" at the upcoming 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS; Minneapolis, May 15-19).
Kosutic added that there are limited therapeutic options to treat this serious medical condition and the clinical community is eagerly awaiting a new safe and effective prokinetic therapy.
Comment: Zelnorm works primarily as a prokinetic agent, enhancing the peristaltic reflex in the gut, said Dr.
2] antagonists or prokinetic drugs like metoclopramide or cisapride should be reserved for patients with severe symptoms.
cells, No effect on LES pressure, gastric motility, or esophageal clearance, Prokinetic agents.
2]-receptor antagonists Cimetidine Ranitidine Famotidine Nizatidine Omeprazole Prokinetic agents Metoclopramide Bethanechol Cisapride (*) Domperidone (*) Sucralfate (*) Not yet available in the United States.
2] blockers), and promotility agents, also called prokinetic agents.
When gastroesophageal reflux disease causes or contributes to chronic cough, proton-pump inhibitors with or without prokinetic agents can effectively diagnose and treat the disease, said Dr.