GI Medications - Drugs that Stimulate GI Motility Quiz
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GI Medications - Drugs that Stimulate GI Motility Quiz

Test your knowledge on drugs that stimulate gastrointestinal motility with this quiz. Explore cholinomimetic agents like bethanechol and neostigmine, dopamine D2 receptor antagonists such as metoclopramide and domperidone, and macrolide agents like erythromycin. Are you ready to ace this quiz?

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Questions and Answers

Which drug is classified as a cholinomimetic agent to stimulate GI motility?

Bethanechol

Which medication acts as a dopamine D2 receptor antagonist to enhance GI motility?

Metoclopramide

Which antibiotic is classified as a macrolide agent with a potential effect on GI motility?

Erythromycin

Among the listed drugs, which one directly targets the stimulation of cholinergic receptors?

<p>Neostigmine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which drug primarily affects the dopamine D2 receptors to modulate GI motility?

<p>Metoclopramide</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which medication listed is known to stimulate GI motility through its cholinomimetic properties?

<p>Neostigmine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Among the drugs listed, which one is both a cholinomimetic agent and a macrolide antibiotic?

<p>Erythromycin</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which medication works by antagonizing dopamine D2 receptors to enhance GI motility?

<p>Domperidone</p> Signup and view all the answers

Among the listed drugs, which one is commonly used to treat diabetic gastroparesis due to its prokinetic effects?

<p>Metoclopramide</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which medication is primarily used for postoperative ileus and gastroesophageal reflux disease due to its promotility effects?

<p>Domperidone</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

GI Medications: Stimulating GI Motility

Cholinomimetic Agents

  • Bethanechol (Urecholine) stimulates gastrointestinal (GI) motility
  • Neostigmine (Prostigmin) stimulates GI motility

Dopamine D2 Receptor Antagonists

  • Metoclopramide (Reglan) stimulates GI motility by blocking dopamine receptors
  • Domperidone stimulates GI motility by blocking dopamine receptors

Macrolide Agents

  • Erythromycin stimulates GI motility
  • Azithromycin stimulates GI motility

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