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  1. Use of cisapride with contraindicated drugs in The Netherlands

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    De Bruin, Marie L; Panneman, Martien J M; Leufkens, Hubert G M;

    2002-01-01

    in prevalence rates were observed for all individual potentially interacting drugs, except for concomitant use of fluconazole and miconazole. CONCLUSIONS: Over the last few years, healthcare professionals have refrained from dispensing potentially interacting drugs to patients who use cisapride, probably...... as a result of drug warnings implemented during this period. The limited absolute effects result from an increase of coprescription and concomitant use of clarithromycin and fluconazole among cisapride users. Because therapeutically equivalent alternatives were available for both drugs, such combinations were...

  2. Effects of cisapride on ulcer formation and gastric secretion in rats: comparison with ranitidine and omeprazol.

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    Alarcón de la Lastra, C; Martin, M J; La Casa, M; López, A; Motilva, V

    1996-12-01

    1. The antiulcerogenic effects of cisapride, a potent benzamide-stimulating gastrointestinal motility agent, were studied on cold-resistant and pylorus-ligated gastric ulcers. Acidity, composition of gastric secretion, and quantitative and qualitative changes on mucus glycoprotein content were also determined. These effects were compared with those of ranitidine (50 mg/kg) and omeprazol (10 mg/kg). 2. Oral cisapride (10-100 mg/kg) dose-relatedly and significantly (P < 0.01, P < 0.05) decreased the severity of the lesions induced by cold-resistant stress. In stressed rats, cisapride increased the amount of mucus secretion and markedly enhanced the glycoprotein content. Morphometric evaluation of mucus secretion revealed a significant increase in both the PAS area (neutral glycoproteins) and Alcian blue area (sulfated glycoproteins). 3. In 4 h pyloric-ligated animals, cisapride (10-100 mg/kg) showed a significant reduction in the number and severity of ulcers (P < 0.01) and histamine concentration (P < 0.01, P < 0.001). In addition, at the highest doses (50-100 mg/kg), cisapride produced a significant decreases in acidity; however, it did not alter the gastric volume secretion or pepsin concentrations. 4. These results suggest that cisapride shows antiulcerogenic effects which could possibly be explained through antisecretory and cytoprotective mechanisms involving an enhancement of cuality and production of gastric mucus. PMID:9304418

  3. Cisapride does not alter gastric volume or pH in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery.

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    Lydon, A

    2012-02-03

    PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of 20 mg cisapride p.o. in reducing residual gastric volume and pH in adult ambulatory surgical patients. METHODS: Using a prospective randomised double-blind controlled design, we administered either 20 mg cisapride p.o. or placebo preoperatively to 64 ASA 1-2 ambulatory surgical patients. Following induction of anesthesia we measured volume and pH of residual gastric contents, using blind aspiration through an orogastric tube. Parametric data were analysed using unpaired, one tail Students\\' t test. Non-parametric data were analysed using Fishers Exact test and Chi square analysis. Statistical significance was accepted at the probability level of < 0.05. RESULTS: Residual gastric volumes were similar in the two groups (19.5 +\\/- 23.8, 23.9 +\\/- 24.4 ml), in the cisapride and placebo groups respectively, P=0.24). Data shown are mean (+\\/- SD). The proportions of patients with a residual gastric volume exceeding 0.4 ml x kg(-1) were similar in the two groups (4 of 28, and 8 of 23 patients in the cisapride and placebo groups respectively, P=0.09). The pH of the residual gastric contents were similar in the cisapride and placebo groups (1.6 +\\/- 0.5, 1.4 +\\/- 0.5, respectively, P=0.26). The proportions of patients with pH < 2.5 was also similar in the cisapride and placebo groups (21 of 25, and 20 of 21 patients respectively, P=0.2). CONCLUSIONS: Preoperative administration of 20 mg cisapride p.o. to patients scheduled for outpatient surgery does not alter either the volume or the pH of gastric contents. Its use in this setting is of no apparent clinical benefit.

  4. Study on Gastric Empty Disorder after the Gastric Ulcer Healing and Therapeutic Effect of Cisapride

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    ZOU Kaifang; LIU Shi; LIU Jinsong; LIU Yongge; HOU Xiaohua; YI Cuiqiong

    2000-01-01

    Gastric emptying time of liquid meal was detected by using ultrasonography in 28 gas tric ulcer patients with continual or recurrent dyspepsia symptoms after the ulcer healing. Sixteen out of 28 patients (57.1%) with a delay of gastric emptying time (T1/2) were randomly divided into two groups: 8 cases were treated with cisapride 5 mg three times a day and 8 cases with cis apride 10 mg three times a day respectively. The results showed that cisapride could relieve the symptoms with the effective rate being 68.8% in the two groups. T1/2 in the patients after treat ment with cisapride was significantly shorter than before treatment (P<0.001). It was concluded that there is a delay of T1/2 in some patients with gastric ulcer healing. Cisapride could promote gastric empty of liquid meal and relieve the symptoms efficiently. The effect of lower dose of cis apride is similar to that of higher dose.

  5. Therapeutic effect of cisapride on gastric injury following hemorrhagic shock resuscitation in rats

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    ZHANG Lian-yang; WANG Zheng-guo; ZHU Pei-fang; XU Yan

    2005-01-01

    Objective: To investigate the therapeutic effect of cisapride on gastric injury following hemorrhagic shock resuscitation.Methods: 108 Wistar rats weighing (200 g±30 g) were randomly divided into a sham shock (SS) group (n=36), a hemorrhagic shock resuscitation (HS) group (n=36) and a hemorrhagic shock cisapride treated (HSC) group (n=36). Sampling at 1, 2 and 4 hours after resuscitation was done and 6 samples for each observation item were taken. The gastric blood flow volume was measured by isotope label biological microglobulin. Gastric pHi, gastric emptying, MDA and Na+-K+-ATPase of gastric mucosa were measured.Results: In the HSC group, the relative residual rate of gastric pigment decreased significantly, the gastric blood flow volume elevated; gastric pHi increased significantly at 2 hours; the level of mucosal MDA decreased at 4 hours, the activity of Na+-K+-ATPase increased and the lactic acid level in the portal vein decreased significantly compared to the HS group.Conclusions: After hemorrhagic shock resuscitation, cisapride contained the following functions,1) promoting gastric emptying, 2) increasing the blood flow of gastric blood flow volume and gastric pHi, 3) depressing the lactic acid concentration of the portal vein and improving MDA volume and Na+-K+ -ATPase activity of gastric mucosa. It suggests that after comple menting effective circulating blood volume for hemorrhagic shock resuscitation, early use of cisapride for gastric motility is helpful for an improvement of lasting ischemia and hypoxia in stomach.

  6. Clinical Comparative Study on Massage Therapy and Cisapride in Treating Functional Dyspepsia

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    ZHANG Jia-fu; LIN Qiang; LIU Hong-bo; ZHOU Ping; XIAO Yuan-chun

    2007-01-01

    To observe the clinical efficacy of massage therapy and Cisapride in the treatment of functional dyspepsia (FD).Methods:Eighty subjects were randomized into two groups:treatment group in which 40 cases were treated by massage therapy and control group in which 40 cases were treated by Cisapride,with a course of 4 weeks;meanwhile,another 40 healthy people were taken as normal group.Abdominal fullness,acid regurgitation,diminished appetite and anorexia,nausea and vomiting and health survey were observed;symptom scores were recorded.Results:These two treatment methods were effective for FD.Conclusion:Mental disorder is one cause of FD;massage therapy is quite effective for it.

  7. Effect of cisapride on intestinal bacterial and endotoxin translocation in cirrhosis

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    Shun-Cai Zhang; Wei Wang; Wei-Ying Ren; Bo-Ming He; Kang Zhou; Wu-Nan Zhu

    2003-01-01

    AIM: To investigate the effects of cisapride on intestinal bacterial overgrowth (IBO), bacterial and endotoxin translocation, intestinal transit and permeability in cirrhotic rats.METHODS: All animals were assessed with variables including bacterial and endotoxin translocation, intestinal bacterial overgrowth, intestinal transit and permeability.Bacterial translocation (BT) was assessed by bacterial culture of MLN, liver and spleen, IBO by a jejunal bacterial count of the specific organism, intestinal permeability by determination of the 24-hour urinary 99mTc-DTPA excretion and intestinal transit by measurement of the distribution of 51Cr in the intestine.RESULTS: Bacterial translocation (BT) and IBO was found in 48 % and 80 % cirrhotic rats respectively and none in control rats. Urinary excretion of 99mTc-DTPA in cirrhotic rats with BT (22.2±7.8) was greater than these without BT (10.5±2.9). Intestinal transit (geometric center ratio) was significantly delayed in cirrhotic rats (0.31±0.06) and further more delayed in cirrhotic rats with BT (0.24±0.06) than these without BT (0.38±0.11). Cirrhotic rats with IBO had significantly higher rates of intestinal bacterial and endotoxin translocation, slower intestinal transit time and higher intestinal permeability than those without IBO. It was also found that BT was closely associated with IBO and the injury of intestinal barrier. Compared with the placebo group,cisapride-treated rats had lower rates of bacterial/endotoxin translocation and IBO, which was closely associated with increased intestinal transit and improved intestinal permeability by cisapride.CONCLUSION: These results indicate that endotoxin and bacterial translocation in cirrhotic rats may be attributed to IBO and increased intestinal permeability. Cisapride that accelerates intestinal transit and improve intestinal permeability might be helpful in preventing intestinal bacterial and endotoxin translocation.

  8. Modulatory role of verapamil treatment on the cardiac electrophysiological effects of cisapride.

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    Morissette, Pierre; Hreiche, Raymond; Turgeon, Jacques

    2006-12-01

    The role of transport proteins in the distribution of drugs in various tissues has obvious implications for drug effects. Recent reports indicate that such transporters are present not only in the liver, intestine, or blood-brain barrier but also in the heart. The objective of our study was to determine whether treatment of animals with verapamil, a well-known L-type calcium channel blocker with modulatory properties of membrane transporters, would alter distribution and cardiac electrophysiological effects of an I(Kr) blocker. Male guinea pigs (n = 72) were treated with either saline or verapamil at various doses (1.5 to 15 mg/kg) and for various durations (1 to 7 d). Animals were sacrificed 24 h after the last dose of verapamil (or saline), and their hearts were isolated and retroperfused with cisapride, a gastrokinetic drug with I(Kr) blockade properties. In hearts obtained from animals treated with vehicle, 50 nmol/L cisapride prolonged MAPD90 by 15 +/- 5 ms vs. 36 +/- 8 ms in hearts from animals treated with verapamil 15 mg.kg(-1).d(-1) for 5 d (p access to intracellular binding sites on I(Kr) channels. PMID:17487237

  9. Gastric emptying time and the effect of cisapride in cirrhotic patients with autonomic neuropathy.

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    Gumurdulu, Yuksel; Yapar, Zeynep; Canataroglu, Abdullah; Serin, Ender; Gumurdulu, Derya; Kibar, Mustafa; Colakoglu, Salih

    2003-02-01

    GOALS To investigate the relationships between gastric emptying and autonomic dysfunction in hepatic cirrhosis and to assess the effects of cisapride on gastric emptying in cirrhotic patients. STUDY Twenty-four cirrhotic patients (8 patients in each Child-Pugh classification) and 25 healthy controls were enrolled. All the patients had viral (B or C) hepatitis. Patients with DM, alcoholic cirrhosis, active peptic ulcer, gastric malignancy and pyloric obstruction were excluded by esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Parasympathetic and sympathetic functions were assessed by the criteria set forth by Ewing and Clark. Drugs affecting GI motility and smoking were discontinued 48 hours and 12 hours prior to the study respectively. A solid-phase of gastric emptying study was conducted by scintigraphic method for the calculation of gastric half-emptying time (GET1/2). RESULTS The study revealed that 9 patients with Child-Pugh B and C cirrhosis had autonomic neuropathy and none of Child-Pugh A cirrhosis had autonomic neuropathy. Prolonged GET1/2 was noted in cirrhotics compared with the control group (p hepatitis may cause prolonged gastric emptying. Cisapride can shorten gastric emptying time in such patients. PMID:12544204

  10. Gastric Emptying in Patients with Diabetes: Gastric Emptying Time, Retention Rate and Effect of Cisapride

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    Chung, Byung Chun; Choi, Chung Il; Gwak, Dong Suck; Lee, Jae Tae; Lee, Kyu Bo; Kim, Bo Wan; Chung, Jun Mo [Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu (Korea, Republic of)

    1992-07-15

    Gastic emptying scan in diabetic patients is widely used to assess the degree of motility disturbance and the symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal pain and early gastric fullness which we can't find anatomic lesion by fiberoscopic or barium study. In order to determine the relationship among diabetic gastropathy, neropathy, retinopathy and disease duration, gastric emptying scan using {sup 99m}Tc-tin colloid labeled scramble egg in hamburger was performed in 10 healthy male controls and 50 diabetic patients which were subdivided to no neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy groups according to the degree of diabetic neuropathy and no retinopathy, background retinopathy and proliferative retinopathy groups according to the degree of diabetic retinopathy. After medication of cisapride for 2 weeks, we observed the presence of improvement of gastric motility in diabetics. The results were as following: 1) In controls, gastric emptying time (GET1/2) was 75 +- 13.6 min and 2 hour gastric retension rate(GRR2) was 32 +- 11.1%. 2) In diabetics, GET/2 was prolonged more than 2 hours and GRR2 was 58 +- 23.1%. According to degree of neuropathy, GET1/2 was prolonged more than 2 hours in all three groups and GRR2 was 54+- 24.1% in no neuropathy group, 57 +- 24.3% in peripheral neuropathy group and 69 +- 24.6% in autonomic neuropathy group. According to degree of retinopathy, GET1/2 was 110 +- 23.4 min in no retinopathy group and prolonged more than 2 hours in other two groups and GRR2 was 45 +- 21.6% in no retinopathy group, 71 +- 19.7% in background retinopathy group and 73 +- 21.5% in proliferative retinopathy group. 3) After cisapride for 2 weeks, GET1/2 and GRR2 were improved as 90 +- 14.6 min and 40 +- 13.8% (initial GET1/2 and GRR2 were above 2 hours and 61 +- 15.4%). We can conclude from above findings that gastropathy in diabetic neuropathy suggesting main underlying factor in motility disorder. The degree of retinopathy and

  11. Gastric Emptying in Patients with Diabetes: Gastric Emptying Time, Retention Rate and Effect of Cisapride

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    Gastic emptying scan in diabetic patients is widely used to assess the degree of motility disturbance and the symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal pain and early gastric fullness which we can't find anatomic lesion by fiberoscopic or barium study. In order to determine the relationship among diabetic gastropathy, neropathy, retinopathy and disease duration, gastric emptying scan using 99mTc-tin colloid labeled scramble egg in hamburger was performed in 10 healthy male controls and 50 diabetic patients which were subdivided to no neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy groups according to the degree of diabetic neuropathy and no retinopathy, background retinopathy and proliferative retinopathy groups according to the degree of diabetic retinopathy. After medication of cisapride for 2 weeks, we observed the presence of improvement of gastric motility in diabetics. The results were as following: 1) In controls, gastric emptying time (GET1/2) was 75 ± 13.6 min and 2 hour gastric retension rate(GRR2) was 32 ± 11.1%. 2) In diabetics, GET/2 was prolonged more than 2 hours and GRR2 was 58 ± 23.1%. According to degree of neuropathy, GET1/2 was prolonged more than 2 hours in all three groups and GRR2 was 54± 24.1% in no neuropathy group, 57 ± 24.3% in peripheral neuropathy group and 69 ± 24.6% in autonomic neuropathy group. According to degree of retinopathy, GET1/2 was 110 ± 23.4 min in no retinopathy group and prolonged more than 2 hours in other two groups and GRR2 was 45 ± 21.6% in no retinopathy group, 71 ± 19.7% in background retinopathy group and 73 ± 21.5% in proliferative retinopathy group. 3) After cisapride for 2 weeks, GET1/2 and GRR2 were improved as 90 ± 14.6 min and 40 ± 13.8% (initial GET1/2 and GRR2 were above 2 hours and 61 ± 15.4%). We can conclude from above findings that gastropathy in diabetic neuropathy suggesting main underlying factor in motility disorder. The degree of retinopathy and disease

  12. Simultaneous noninvasive evaluation of gastric emptying and orocaecal transit times. Use in studying the actions of cisapride in diabetic patients.

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    Bergmann, J F; Chassany, O; Guillausseau, P J; Bayle, M; Chagnon, S; Caulin, C; Sallenave, J R

    1992-01-01

    The aim of the study was to use a novel combination of two methods for the simultaneous evaluation of two effects of oral cisapride in 10 diabetic patients with autonomic neuropathy; gastric empyting time was measured by following radio-opaque markers and orocaecal transit time by the sulphasalazine-sulphapridine method. The study was of double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over design. It was possible to evaluate the effect of a prokinetic drug on gastric emptying and orocaecal transit times using these two noninvasive techniques at the same time. Cisapride significantly reduced both the gastric empyting (1.2 h versus 2.1 h) and orocaecal tansit (5.9 h versus 7.7 h) times. PMID:1425866

  13. Design and evaluation of hydrophobic coated buoyant core as floating drug delivery system for sustained release of cisapride

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    Jacob, Shery; Nair, Anroop B; Patil, Pandurang N

    2011-01-01

    An inert hydrophobic buoyant coated–core was developed as floating drug delivery system (FDDS) for sustained release of cisapride using direct compression technology. Core contained low density, porous ethyl cellulose, which was coated with an impermeable, insoluble hydrophobic coating polymer such as rosin. It was further seal coated with low viscosity hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC E15) to minimize moisture permeation and better adhesion with an outer drug layer. It was found that sta...

  14. Effect of hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin on the stability of cisapride in oral suspensions

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    Jutima Boonleang

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Cisapride (CIS is a gastrointestinal prokinetic agent. It has been associated with rare, but serious cardiac side effects.However, it does not affect psychomotor functions or induce central depressant adverse effects. As liquid formulations arerequired in a number of cases, an oral suspension of CIS was developed from CIS tablets. The objective of this study was toinvestigate the effect of hydroxypropyl--cyclodextrin (HP--CD on the stability of CIS in oral suspension with an ultimateaim to formulate a more stable CIS oral suspension. Six batches of CIS oral suspensions, namely, 0 (control, 0.3, 1.6, and 3%HP--CD containing formulations were prepared. They were stored at 5°C and 30°C. The amounts of CIS in the suspensionswere determined by a validated stability-indicating HPLC-DAD method. The stability was assessed based on the 90%remaining. The changes in the amounts of CIS over time were statistically analyzed by ANOVA and ANCOVA. At 5°C, HP--CD had no significant effect on the stability of CIS. CIS in all four formulations was stable for at least 12.5 months. At 30°C,HP--CD affected the stability of CIS. CIS was most stable in 0.3% HP--CD containing formulation with the observed t90 ofapproximately 11 months as compared to 7 months in control formulation.

  15. Simultaneous stability-indicating HPLC method for the determination of cisapride, methylparaben and propylparaben in oral suspension

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    Jutima Boonleang

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available A simultaneous stability-indicating HPLC method for the determination of cisapride, methylparaben and propylparabenin oral suspensions has been developed and validated. Baseline separation was achieved on a C18 column at room temperature(25°C by gradient elution with mobile phase consisting of solvent A: 10% v/v acetonitrile in 0.13% w/v sodium-1-pentanesulfonate pH 8 and solvent B: acetonitrile. The gradient program was as follows: 0-5 min: 20 to 56% solvent B; 5-7min: 56 to 85% solvent B; 7-10 min: 85% solvent B. The flow rate of mobile phase was 1.2 mL/min. The injection volume was20 L. Detection and peak purity assessments were performed by photo-diode array detector set at 275 nm with scan modein the range of 190-400 nm. The method was selective, accurate and precise. It provided chromatograms with good peak shapeand acceptable resolutions of greater than 4.4 for all analytes including the degradation products formed in oral suspensionsin about 8.5 min. All analyte peaks were pure. The accuracy of all analytes was in the range of 99.20-100.6%. The within-runand between-run relative standard deviations were less than 1.50%. The calibration curves for cisapride, methylparaben, andpropylparaben were linear over the concentration range of 10.0-75.0 g/mL, 8.0-100.0 g/mL, and 0.8-10.0 g/mL, respectivelywith r2 greater than 0.999. This developed method was successfully applied to the stability study of cisapride, methylparabenand propylparaben in oral suspension formulations.

  16. EFFECTS OF CISAPRIDE ON THE ESOPHAGEAL MOTOR FUNCTION OF PATIENTS WITH PROGRESSIVE SYSTEMIC-SCLEROSIS OR MIXED CONNECTIVE-TISSUE DISEASE

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    LIMBURG, AJ; SMIT, AJ; KLEIBEUKER, JH

    1991-01-01

    In a double-blind crossover study lower esophageal sphincter pressure and distal esophageal motility were studied in 10 patients with progressive systemic sclerosis or mixed connective tissue disease, following a single intravenous dose of cisapride or placebo. The measurements were carried out unde

  17. Effects of ranitidine and cisapride on acid reflux and oesophageal motility in patients with reflux oesophagitis: a 24 hour ambulatory combined pH and manometry study.

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    Inauen, W; Emde, C; Weber, B; Armstrong, D; Bettschen, H U; Huber, T; Scheurer, U; Blum, A L; Halter, F; Merki, H S

    1993-08-01

    The effect of ranitidine and cisapride on acid reflux and oesophageal motility was investigated in 18 patients with endoscopically verified erosive reflux oesophagitis. Each patient was treated with placebo, ranitidine (150 mg twice daily), and ranitidine (150 mg twice daily) plus cisapride (20 mg twice daily) in a double blind, double dummy, within subject, three way cross over design. Oesophageal acidity and motility were monitored under ambulatory conditions for 24 hours on the fourth day of treatment, after a wash out period of 10 days during which patients received only antacids for relief of symptoms. Acid reflux was monitored by a pH electrode located 5 cm above the lower oesophageal sphincter. Intraoesophageal pressure was simultaneously recorded from four transducers placed 20, 15, 10, and 5 cm above the lower oesophageal sphincter. Upright reflux was three times higher than supine reflux (median (range) 13.3 (3.7-35.0)% v 3.7 (0-37.6)% of the time with pH upright reflux (p conventional dose of ranitidine (150 mg twice daily) can be improved to more than 60% by combination with cisapride (20 mg twice daily). The cisapride induced increase in oesophageal contractile force and propagation velocity seems to enhance the clearance of gastro-oesophageal reflux. Combination of a histamine H2 receptor antagonist with a prokinetic agent may therefore provide an alternative treatment for reflux oesophagitis. PMID:8174947

  18. 阿片样物质介导多潘立酮和西沙必利对小鼠的镇痛作用%Opioid mediated anti-nociceptive effect of domperidone and cisapride in mice

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    Isabella TOPNO; Mohammed ASAD; Deepak Gopal SHEWADE; Chanolean SHASHINDRAN; Subramanyan RAMASWAMY

    2002-01-01

    AIM: To study the anti-nociceptive effect of domperidone and cisapride in mice. METHODS: Initially, the effect of these drugs on motor activity was tested using rotarod. The anti-nociception was tested using chemical and mechanical assay. In the chemical assay, the number of abdominal constrictions either in the saline treated animals or in the domperidone/cisapride (1, 5, or 10 mg/kg either po or ip) treated mice, were recorded for a period of 30 main after acetic acid challenge (10mL/kg, of 0.6 % acetic acid ip). In the tail clip assay, the time taken by the mouse to make attempts to dislodge the bulldog clamp placed at the tail (reaction time) was recorded with a cut off time of 30 s. The role of opioid pathways was examined by pretreating the animals with naloxone (1 mg/kg, ip) 30 min prior to domperidone and cisapride. RESULTS: Domperidone and cisapride, both reduced the number of abdominal constrictions when given orally or intraperitoneally.Domperidone (5 mg/kg) inhibited it to the extent of 57.0 % after po and 54.6 % after ip. The inhibition after cisapride ( 5 mg/kg ) was 65.1% ( po ) and 71.6 % (ip). Naloxone pretreatnent reduced this inhibition (57.0 % vs 10.3 % for domperidone and induced hyperalgesia by antagonizing the inhibition and enhanced analgesia to the extent of 28.4 % for cisapride ). The reaction time was increased by domperiidone (10 mg/kg, ip) from 1.6 s±l.0 s to 14.8s ±0.5 s and cisapride (10 mg/kg, ip) from 3.3 s ± 1.0s to 14.8 s ± 0.5 s. CONCLUSION: Domperidone and cisapride exhibited a significant anti-nocicepfve activity after oral as well as intraperitoneal administration.A role for opioid pathways is indicated. Since domperidone is likely to exert less extrapyramidal effects,it can be substituted for metoclopramide, which is now widely used as an analgesic either alone or as an adjuvant.

  19. Novel oxidative coupling reactions of cisapride or metaclopramide with phenoxazines and their applications in the determination of nitrite at trace level in environmental samples

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    AL-Okab, Riyad Ahmed; Syed, Akheel Ahmed

    2007-11-01

    Phenoxazine (PNZ), 2-chlorophenoxazine (CPN) and 2-trifluoromethylphenoxazine (TPN) were used as new class of spectrophotometric reagents for the determination of nanoamounts of nitrite in presence of cisapride (CSP) and metaclopramide (MCP) as new electrophilic coupling reagents. The methods were based on the oxidation of CSP or MCP by nitrite in hydrochloric acid medium and coupling with PNZ, CPN or TPN to yield red color derivatives which were stable for about 3 h and having an absorbance maximum in the range 520-530 nm. Beer's law is obeyed for nitrite in the concentration range 0.08-0.80 and 0.13-1.60 μg ml -1 for phenoxazine-cisapride and phenoxazine-metaclopramide, respectively. The optimum reaction conditions and other important analytical parameters were established to enhance the sensitivity of these methods. Interference due to various non-target ions was also investigated. The methods were applied to the analysis of nitrite in environmental samples. The performance of proposed methods were evaluated by Student's t-test and variance ratio F-test indicated the significance of proposed methods over the reference spectrophotometric method (Association of Official Analytical Communities (AOAC) method for the determination of nitrite in water samples).

  20. Absorption kinetics of oral sotalol combined with cisapride and sublingual sotalol in healthy subjects

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    Deneer, V.; A Lie, Huen; Proost, Hans; Kelder, J.C; Brouwers, J.R.B.J.; Kingma, J.H.

    1998-01-01

    Aims To study the absorption kinetics of sotalol following administration of different formulations. A formulation which results in fast absorption might be useful in the episodic treatment of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation (Afib) or atrial flutter (Afl). Methods

  1. Drug: D02092 [KEGG MEDICUS

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    Full Text Available D02092 Drug Cisapride (JAN); Cisapride monohydrate; Propulsid (TN) C23H29ClFN3O4. H...TINAL DISORDERS A03F PROPULSIVES A03FA Propulsives A03FA02 Cisapride D02092 Cisapride...rotonin 5-HT4-receptor [HSA:3360] [KO:K04160] Cisapride [ATC:A03FA02] D02092 Cisapride (JAN) CAS: 260779-88-

  2. Drug: D00274 [KEGG MEDICUS

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    Full Text Available D00274 Drug Cisapride (USAN/INN) C23H29ClFN3O4 465.1831 465.9455 D00274.gif Stimula...L GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS A03F PROPULSIVES A03FA Propulsives A03FA02 Cisapride D00274 Cisapride...hodopsin family Serotonin 5-HT4-receptor [HSA:3360] [KO:K04160] Cisapride [ATC:A03FA02] D00274 Cisapride (US

  3. Drug treatment

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    1995-01-01

    950229 A controlled multi—center clinical trial oncisapride in treatment of functional dyspepsia.WANGBaoen(王宝恩),et al.Beijing Friendship Hosp,Bei-jing.100050.Chin J Intern Med 1995;34(3):180—184.A controlled muhi-centre clinical trial was con-ducted for evaluating the efficacy and safety of cis-apride in the treatment of 414 cases of functional dys-pepsia with 169 cases as control.Cisapride were given

  4. Relative efficacy of some prokinetic drugs in morphine-induced gastrointestinal transit delay in mice

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    AD Suchitra; SA Dkhar; DG Shewade; CH Shashindran

    2003-01-01

    AIM: To study the relative efficacy of cisapride,metoclopramide, domperidone, erythromycin and mosapride on gastric emptying (GE) and small intestinal transit (SIT)in morphine treated mice.METHODS: Phenol red marker meal was employed to estimate GE and SIT in Swiss albino mice of either sex. The groups included were control, morphine 1 mg/kg (s.c. 15min before test meal) alone or with (45 min before test meal p.o.) cisapride 10 mg/kg, metoclopramide 20 mg/kg,domperidone 20 mg/kg, erythromycin 6 mg/kg and mosapride 20 mg/kg.RESULTS: Cisapride, metoclopramide and mosapride were effective in enhancing gastric emptying significantly (P<0.001)whereas other prokinetic agents failed to do so in normal mice. Metoclopramide completely reversed morphine induced delay in gastric emptying followed by mosapride.Metoclopramide alone was effective when given to normal mice in increasing the SIT. Cisapride, though it did not show any significant effect on SIT in normal mice, was able to reverse morphine induced delay in SIT significantly (P<0.001)followed by metoclopramide and mosapride.CONCLUSION: Metoclopramide and cisapride are most effective in reversing morphine-induced delay in gastric emptying and small intestinal transit in mice respectively.

  5. Prevention of postoperative ileus

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    Holte, Kathrine; Kehlet, H

    2002-01-01

    generally been disappointing with the exception of cisapride and the introduction of the new selective peripherally acting m-opioid antagonists. Presently, introduction of a multi-modal rehabilitation programme (including continuous epidural analgesia with local anesthetics, early oral feeding and enforced...

  6. Prokinetic Therapy Reduces Aspiration Pneumonia in Tube-Fed Patients With Severe Developmental Disabilities

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    Pareek, Namita; Williams, John; Hanna, Deborah; Johnson, William D.; Minocha, Anil; Abell, Thomas L.

    2007-01-01

    To evaluate the clinical benefit of prokinetic therapy in aspiration pneumonia in patients with developmental disabilities, we conducted a retrospective study; records of 22 tube-fed patients were reviewed from December 1990 to October 1998 for a mean of 22.7 months before and 38.9 months during Cisapride therapy. Numbers of hospital admissions…

  7. Quality of life and cost-effectiveness of combined therapy for reflux esophagitis

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    姒健敏; 王良静; 陈淑洁; 赵岚; 戴宁

    2003-01-01

    Objective : To evaluate clinical, Quality of Life (QoL) and medical cost outcomes in patients with symptomatic reflux esophagitis (RE) receiving different "triple combination therapy". Methods: A muhicenter medical effectiveness trial conducted in 10 hospitals of 5 regions in Zhejiang Province. 248 patient-volunteers were assigned to 8 weeks of " triple combination therapy" with Lansoprazole plus Cisapride and Sucralfate or Ranitidine plus Cisapride and Sucralfate. Main outcomes assessment included symptoms scale scores, RE severity, QoL at baseline and 8 weeks. Medical cost data were collected with cost analysis questionnaire. Resuits: (1)More Lansoprazole group patients noted RE symptoms resolution than Ranitidine group(92.3 % vs 78.4%, P 0.05) . (2)RE significantly impaired QoL of patients( P 0.05 ) . Conclusion : RE significantly impaired QoL of patients. "Triple combination therapies" can significantly improve RE symptoms and QoL. Lansoprazole combination therapy was more cost-effective than Ranitidine combination group.

  8. Elenoside increases intestinal motility

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    E Navarro; SJ Alonso; R Navarro; J Trujillo; E Jorge

    2006-01-01

    AIM: To study the effects of elenoside, an arylnaphthalene lignan from Justicia hyssopifolia, on gastrointestinal motility in vivo and in vitro in rats.METHODS: Routine in vivo experimental assessments were catharsis index, water percentage of boluses,intestinal transit, and codeine antagonism. The groups included were vehicle control (propylene glycol-ethanolplant oil-tween 80), elenoside (i.p. 25 and 50 mg/kg),cisapride (i.p. 10 mg/kg), and codeine phosphate (intragastric route, 50 mg/kg). In vitro approaches used isolated rat intestinal tissues (duodenum, jejunum, and ileum). The effects of elenoside at concentrations of 3.2× 10-4, 6.4 × 10-4 and 1.2 × 10-3 mol/L, and cisapride at 10-6 mol/L were investigated.RESULTS: Elenoside in vivo produced an increase in the catharsis index and water percentage of boluses and in the percentage of distance traveled by a suspension of activated charcoal. Codeine phosphate antagonized the effect of 25 mg/kg of elenoside. In vitro, elenoside in duodenum, jejunum and ileum produced an initial decrease in the contraction force followed by an increase.Elenoside resulted in decreased intestinal frequency in duodenum, jejunum, and ileum. The in vitro and in vivo effects of elenoside were similar to those produced by cisapride.CONCLUSION: Elenoside is a lignan with an action similar to that of purgative and prokinetics drugs.Elenoside, could be an alternative to cisapride in treatment of gastrointestinal diseases as well as a preventive therapy for the undesirable gastrointestinal effects produced by opioids used for mild to moderate pain.

  9. Postoperative ileus: a preventable event

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    Holte, Kathrine; Kehlet, H

    2000-01-01

    BACKGROUND: Postoperative ileus has traditionally been accepted as a normal response to tissue injury. No data support any beneficial effect of ileus and indeed it may contribute to delayed recovery and prolonged hospital stay. Efforts should, therefore, be made to reduce such ileus. METHODS: Mat...... only cisapride is proven beneficial; the effect of early enteral feeding remains unclear. However, postoperative ileus may be greatly reduced when all of the above are combined in a multimodal rehabilitation strategy....

  10. Quality of life and cost-effectiveness of combined therapy for reflux esophagitis

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    姒健敏; 王良静; 陈淑洁; 赵岚; 戴宁

    2003-01-01

    Objective: To evaluate clinical, Quality of Life (QoL) and medical cost outcomes in patients with symptomatic reflux esophagitis (RE) receiving different ″triple combination therapy″. Methods: A multicenter medical effectiveness trial conducted in 10 hospitals of 5 regions in Zhejiang Province. 248 patient-volunteers were assigned to 8 weeks of ″ triple combination therapy″ with Lansoprazole plus Cisapride and Sucralfate or Ranitidine plus Cisapride and Sucralfate. Main outcomes assessment included symptoms scale scores, RE severity, QoL at baseline and 8 weeks. Medical cost data were collected with cost analysis questionnaire. Results: (1)More Lansoprazole group patients noted RE symptoms resolution than Ranitidine group(92.3% vs 78.4%, P0.05). (2)RE significantly impaired QoL of patients(P0.05). Conclusion: RE significantly impaired QoL of patients. ″Triple combination therapies″ can significantly improve RE symptoms and QoL. Lansoprazole combination therapy was more cost-effective than Ranitidine combination group.

  11. Experimental transfer of adult Oesophagostomum dentatum from donor to helminth naive recipient pigs: a methodological study.

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    Bjørn, H; Roepstorff, A; Grøndahl, C; Eriksen, L; Bjerregaard, J; Nansen, P

    1995-12-01

    This study was carried out to compare potential methods of transplanting adult Oesophagostomum dentatum from experimentally infected donor pigs to helminth naive recipient pigs. The following methods were each tested in five pigs: A. Transfer of worms by stomach tube to the gastric ventricle of pigs per os pretreated with 0.5 mg/kg cisapride to increase gastrointestinal peristalsis; B. Transfer by stomach tube to the gastric ventricle of pigs per os pre-treated with cisapride (0.5 mg/kg) and omeprazol 20 mg which blocks hydrochloric acid secretion; C. Surgical transfer of worms to caecum of pigs. Worms for transplantation to pigs were obtained after slaughter of experimentally infected donor pigs and following isolation from the contents of the large intestine, using an agar gel migration technique. A mean of 1054 nematodes were transferred into each recipient pig within 2 hours. Procedures A and B resulted in establishment rates corresponding to only 0.5% and 7.6% of the transferred worms. In contrast, surgical transfer allowed 74.2% of the transplanted worms to be established. In all groups the transplanted worms migrated to the normal predilection site, i.e. the middle part of the large intestine. More female than male worms established in all groups. It was concluded from this study that surgical transfer was the most reliable of the methods tested for experimental establishment of adult O. dentatum in helminth naive pigs. PMID:8583123

  12. Comparison between empirical prokinetics, Helicobacter testand-treat and empirical endoscopy in primary-care patients presenting with dyspepsia: A one-year study

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    Wayne HC Hu; CK Chan; Gabriel M Leung; WM Hui; SK Lam; Cindy LK Lam; WM Wong; KF Lam; KC Lai; YH Wong; Benjamin CY Wong; Annie OO Chan

    2006-01-01

    AIM: To investigate the optimal strategy to treat dyspeptic patients in primary care.METHODS: Dyspeptic patients presenting to primary care outpatient clinics were randomly assigned to:(1) empirical endoscopy, (2)Hpylori test-and-treat,and (3) empirical prokinetic treatment with cisapride.Early endoscopy was arranged if patients remained symptomatic after 2 wk. Symptom severity, quality-oflife (SF-36) as well as patient preference and satisfaction were assessed. All patients underwent endoscopy by wk 6. Patients were followed up for one year.RESULTS: Two hundred and thirty four patients were recruited (163 female, mean age 49). 46% were H pylori positive. 26% of H pylori tested and 25% of empirical prokinetic patients showed no improvement at wk 2follow-up and needed early endoscopy. 15% of patients receiving empirical cisapride responded well to treatment but peptic ulcer was the final diagnosis. Symptom resolution and quality-of-life were similar among the groups. Costs for the three strategies were HK$4343,$1771 and $1750 per patient. 66% of the patients preferred to have early endoscopy.CONCLUSION: The three strategies are equally effective. Empirical prokinetic treatment was the least expensive but peptic ulcers may be missed with this treatment. The H pylori test-and-treat was the most cost-effective option.

  13. Effect of drug utilization reviews on the quality of in-hospital prescribing: a quasi-experimental study

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    Chabot Isabelle

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Drug utilization review (DUR programs are being conducted in Canadian hospitals with the aim of improving the appropriateness of prescriptions. However, there is little evidence of their effectiveness. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of both a retrospective and a concurrent DUR programs on the quality of in-hospital prescribing. Methods We conducted an interrupted time series quasi-experimental study. Using explicit criteria for quality of prescribing, the natural history of cisapride prescription was established retrospectively in three university-affiliated hospitals. A retrospective DUR was implemented in one of the hospitals, a concurrent DUR in another, whereas the third hospital served as a control. An archivist abstracted records of all patients who were prescribed cisapride during the observation period. The effect of DURs relative to the control hospital was determined by comparing estimated regression coefficients from the time series models and by testing the statistical significance using a 2-tailed Student's t test. Results The concurrent DUR program significantly improved the appropriateness of prescriptions for the indication for use whereas the retrospective DUR brought about no significant effect on the quality of prescribing. Conclusion Results suggest a retrospective DUR approach may not be sufficient to improve the quality of prescribing. However, a concurrent DUR strategy, with direct feedback to prescribers seems effective and should be tested in other settings with other drugs.

  14. High-performance beating pattern function of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte-based biosensors for hERG inhibition recognition.

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    Hu, Ning; Wang, Tianxing; Wang, Qin; Zhou, Jie; Zou, Ling; Su, Kaiqi; Wu, Jieying; Wang, Ping

    2015-05-15

    High-throughput and high clinical relevance methods are demanded to predict the drug-induced cardiotoxicity in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to effectively decrease late-stage drug attrition. In this study, human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (iPSC-CMs) were integrated into an interdigital impedance sensor array to fabricate a high performance iPSC-CM-based biosensor array with high-throughput and high-consistency beating pattern. Typical withdrawal approved drugs (astemizole, sertindole, cisapride, and droperidol) with hERG inhibition and positive control E-4031 were employed to determine the beating pattern function. From the results, it can be concluded that this iPSC-CM-based biosensor array can specifically differentiate the hERG inhibitors from the non-hERG inhibition compounds through beating pattern function. PMID:25153933

  15. [Irritable colon].

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    Madsen, J R

    2001-08-20

    Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic, relapsing functional bowel disorder of unknown aetiology. Methods of studying intestinal motor function, nociception, and interactions of the central nervous system and enteric nervous system are not applicable for clinical use. The diagnosis is therefore made on the symptoms, but it is necessary to exclude relevant organic disease. Establishment of the diagnosis, information about the disorder, elimination of foods and other factors that provoke the symptoms, and a change in life-style are sufficient in most cases. Treatment is hampered by the lack of effective treatment and the psychological aspects. The therapeutic gain of drug administration is modest and the rate of response to placebo is high. Fibre supplementation, magnesium oxide or cisapride may be tried for constipation, diphenoxylate or loperamide for diarrhoea, and low dose tricyclic antidepressants or serotonin reuptake blockers for severe pain. The introduction of 5-hydroxytryptamine-3 (5-HT3) receptor antagonists seems promising. PMID:11530562

  16. Effect of antiemetic drugs on decrease in gastric emptying in experimental model of motion sickness in rats

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    YKGUPTA; GeetaCHAUDHARY

    2003-01-01

    AIM:To study the effect of pretreatment with different antiemetic drugs on the motion sickness-induced inhibition in gastric emptying.METHODS:The rats were rotated for a period of 45 min at the rate of 30 rotations per min.RESULTS:Rotating the rats caused a significant decrease in gastric emptying as cvompared to the non-rotated group.Pretreatment with scopolamine(5 mg/kg,ip)did not reverse the delay in gastric emptying,while it per se caused inhibition of gastric emptying in the non-rotated group.Similarly other drugs mepyramine,cisapride,and granisetron did not have any effect on delay in gastric emptying caused by rotation.However beta blocker propranolol could partially but significantly reverse the decrease in gastric emptying.CONCLUSION:The present study demonstrated the potential use of propranolol as adjuvant with conventional antiemetics for motion sickness to combat associated secondary symptoms.

  17. 止吐药物对大鼠实验性晕动病模型产生的胃排空抑制的影响%Effect of antiemetic drugs on decrease in gastric emptying in experimental model of motion sickness in rats

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    Gupta YK; Chaudhary G

    2003-01-01

    AIM: To study the effect of pretreatment with different antiemetic drugs on the motion sickness-induced inhibitionin gastric emptying. METHODS: The rats were rotated for a period of 45 min at the rate of 30 rotations per min.RESULTS: Rotating the rats caused a significant decrease in gastric emptying as compared to the non-rotatedgroup. Pretreatment with scopolamine (5 mg/kg, ip) did not reverse the delay in gastric emptying, while it per secaused inhibition of gastric emptying in the non-rotated group. Similarly other drugs mepyramine, cisapride, andgranisetron did not have any effect on delay in gastric emptying caused by rotation. However beta blocker propra-nolol could partially but significantly reverse the decrease in gastric emptying. CONCLUSION: The present studydemonstrated the potential use of propranolol as adjuvant with conventional antiemetics for motion sickness tocombat associated secondary symptoms.

  18. Use of 24 h Esophageal pH Monitoring to Demonstrate Alkaline Reflux as a Complication of Gastric Bypass Surgery

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    J Patrick Shoenut

    1994-01-01

    Full Text Available A 35-year-old female who had previously undergone a gastric stapling procedure for morbid obesity presented with a persistent nocturnal cough that was treated over a three-year period as a gastric acid reflux complication of the bypass surgery. A barium swallow demonstrated gastroesophageal reflux, but the symptoms did not resolve after treatment with omeprazole and cisapride. Twenty-four hour esophageal pH monitoring subsequently found alkaline reflux in excess of 17% of the total time, with no acid reflux demonstrated. Surgical revision of the bypass Leaving the hiatus alone corrected the reflux complication and the symptoms resolved without further treatment. The diagnostic capability of pH monitoring is illustrated in a patient with an unusual surgical complication.

  19. Pharmacoelectrophysiology of viral-free induced pluripotent stem cell-derived human cardiomyocytes.

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    Mehta, Ashish; Chung, YingYing; Sequiera, Glen Lester; Wong, Philip; Liew, Reginald; Shim, Winston

    2013-02-01

    Development of pharmaceutical agents for cardiac indication demands elaborate safety screening in which assessing repolarization of cardiac cells remains a critical path in risk evaluations. An efficient platform for evaluating cardiac repolarization in vitro significantly facilitates drug developmental programs. In a proof of principle study, we examined the effect of antiarrhythmogenic drugs (Vaughan Williams class I-IV) and noncardiac active drugs (terfenadine and cisapride) on the repolarization profile of viral-free human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hiPSC-CMs). Extracellular field potential (FP) recording using microelectrode arrays demonstrated significant delayed repolarization as prolonged corrected FP durations (cFPDs) by class I (quinidine and flecainide), class III (sotalol and amiodarone), and class IV (verapamil), whereas class II drugs (propranolol and nadolol) had no effects. Consistent with their sodium channel-blocking ability, class I drugs also significantly reduced FPmin and conduction velocity. Although lidocaine (class IB) had no effects on cFPDs, verapamil shortened cFPD and FPmin by 25 and 50%, respectively. Furthermore, verapamil reduced beating frequencies drastically. Importantly, the examined drugs exhibited dose-response curve on prolongation of cFPDs at an effective range that correlated significantly with therapeutic plasma concentrations achieved clinically. Consistent with clinical outcomes, drug-induced arrhythmia of tachycardia and bigeminy-like waveforms by quinidine, flecainide, and sotalol was demonstrated at supraphysiological concentrations. Furthermore, off-target effects of terfenadine and cisapride on cFPD and Na( + ) channel blockage were similarly revealed. These results suggest that hiPSC-CMs may be useful for safety evaluation of cardioactive and noncardiac acting drugs for personalized medicine.

  20. Measurement of gastric emptying and antral motor activity in patients with primary anorexia nervosa

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    The quantification of gastric motor activity is of great clinical importance. This investigation was aimed at critically evaluating a scintigraphic method of measuring gastric emptying of a semi-solid meal and antral motor activity in patients with primary anorexia nervosa (PAN). Data obtained from 50 patients were evaluated. Twelve patients participated each in two studies, in which the effects of the prokinetic drug, cisapride, were compared to those of placebo under random double-blind conditions. A dual head gamma camera with camera heads in anterior and posterior positions, respectively, was used. After ingestion of the radiolabelled meal, recording with 1 min frames continued for 50 min. Half-emptying times as determined under the assumption of a mono-exponential emptying pattern correlated perfectly with the emptying rate per minute as determined under the assumption of a linear emptying pattern, suggesting the validity of both assumptions. No initial lag phase was observed, which can be attributed to the semi-solid meal consistency but also the measurement geometry improved by simultaneous ventral and dorsal recording. PAN patients had significantly slower emptying rates than 24 healthy volunteers studied earlier. Antral motor activity was recorded in minutes 7-10, 27-30 and 47-50 with 3 s frames. Time/activity curves were analysed using data obtained from three small regions of interest positioned across the antrum. The modulation depth of the time/activity curves corresponding to the amplitude of contractions and the contraction frequency could be computed reliably in most; the propagation velocity of contractions, however, could only be computed reliably in a few instances. Patients showed significantly lower modulation depths than controls, whereas frequency and propagation velocity did not differ. After cisapride, slightly higher modulation depths and significantly lower frequencies occurred than after placebo. It is concluded that the employed

  1. 凉润通络方及其拆方对糖尿病大鼠胃肠MOT、CCK、SS的影响%Effect of Liangruntongluo Recipe and its Modified Formula on Gastrointestinal MOT、 CCK、SS of Rats with Diabetes

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    李佃贵; 戎士玲; 王凤丽; 张永健

    2008-01-01

    目的 探讨凉润通络方及其拆方对糖尿病大鼠胃肠运动功能改善的机制.方法 雄性Wistar大鼠,注射链脲佐菌素(STZ)制作糖尿病大鼠模型.造模成功后,不予降糖药控制血糖,正常饲养18周后,大鼠分别予温水、凉润通络中药、单纯通络中药、单纯滋润中药、单纯清凉中药、西沙必利灌胃,6周后检测血浆中胃动素(MOT)、胆囊收缩素(CCK)、生长抑素(SS).结果 24周时糖尿病大鼠存在胃肠激素的紊乱,凉润通络方影响血液中胃肠激素的分泌和释放,作用靶点较宽,优于其拆方和西沙必利.结论 凉润通络方可改善糖尿病大鼠胃肠功能障碍.%Objective To study the mechanism of Liangruntongluo Recipe (Chinese medicines with functions of cooling, nourishing and dredging collaterals) and its modified formula in improving gastrointestinal function of diabete smellitus (DM) rats. Methods Male Wistar rats were used. Streptozotocin (STZ) was injected to rats to produce diabetic rat models. No Hypoglycemic drugs were administered to these rats to reduce blood glucose. After 18 weeks, warm water, Liangruntongino Recipe, Chinese medicines with function of nourishing, Chinese medicines with functions of cooling, and Cisapride were administered to the model rats. Detect the contents of plasma motilin (MOT), cholecystokinin (CCK), and somatostatin (SS) after 6 weeks. Results By affecting the secretion of gut hormone and having wide range of target, Liangrantongluo Recipe could regulate the disorder of gut hormone. The function of Liangruntongluo Recipe was better than its modified formula and cisapride.Conclusion Liangruntongluo Recipe can improve gastrointestinal dysfunction of DM rats.

  2. 糖尿病神经源性膀胱临床常用治疗方法疗效研究%Study to treatment effect of clinical useful method about diabetie neurogenic blader

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    范可军; 邓丽娜

    2008-01-01

    Objective The study about comparison of the used treatments,to identify the best clinical treat-ment of diabetic neurogenie bladder.Methods 120 in-patients or out-patients with type 2 diabetes ale randomly di-vided into four groups.On the basis ofthe combined treatment,3 groups of A,B and C are given vitamin B12,B and C group are added respectively cisapride or neostigmine,D group are given methycobal.Results Before and after con-trast,the effects of four groups ale significant,but the effects of B,C and D group ale early and very significant;inter-group differences in contrast,between B,C,D group and A group is significant;between B,C and A group is signifi-cant;between B and C group is no significant.Conclusion The effect of neostigmine or cisapride and vitamin jointly can signifiCalltly reduce tlle DNB patients'residual urine in bladder and urinary retention.the effect is better than a simple application of vitamin or mecobalamin;For DNB milds,as appropriate,can use the treatment of mecobalamin.%目的 将常用治疗方法进行比较研究,以期找出糖尿病神经源性膀胱的临床最佳治疗方案.方法 将住院及门诊2型糖尿病患者120例随机分为四组,在综合治疗基础上A、B、C三组均予维生素B12治疗,B组、C组分别加用西沙比利、溴吡斯的明,D组予羟钴胺治疗.结果 治疗前后对比,四组疗效均显著,但B、C、D显效早且疗效非常显著;组间差异对比,B、C、D组与A组相比差异显著,B、C组与A组相比差异显著,B、C组疗效无显著差异.结论 溴吡斯的明、西沙比利联合维生素治疗的可显著改善DNB残余尿增多及尿潴留,疗效优于单纯应用维生素B12及羟钴胺;DNB轻症,可酌情使用羟钴胺治疗.

  3. High-throughput cardiac safety evaluation and multi-parameter arrhythmia profiling of cardiomyocytes using microelectrode arrays.

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    Gilchrist, Kristin H; Lewis, Gregory F; Gay, Elaine A; Sellgren, Katelyn L; Grego, Sonia

    2015-10-15

    Microelectrode arrays (MEAs) recording extracellular field potentials of human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hiPS-CM) provide a rich data set for functional assessment of drug response. The aim of this work is the development of a method for a systematic analysis of arrhythmia using MEAs, with emphasis on the development of six parameters accounting for different types of cardiomyocyte signal irregularities. We describe a software approach to carry out such analysis automatically including generation of a heat map that enables quick visualization of arrhythmic liability of compounds. We also implemented signal processing techniques for reliable extraction of the repolarization peak for field potential duration (FPD) measurement even from recordings with low signal to noise ratios. We measured hiPS-CM's on a 48 well MEA system with 5minute recordings at multiple time points (0.5, 1, 2 and 4h) after drug exposure. We evaluated concentration responses for seven compounds with a combination of hERG, QT and clinical proarrhythmia properties: Verapamil, Ranolazine, Flecainide, Amiodarone, Ouabain, Cisapride, and Terfenadine. The predictive utility of MEA parameters as surrogates of these clinical effects were examined. The beat rate and FPD results exhibited good correlations with previous MEA studies in stem cell derived cardiomyocytes and clinical data. The six-parameter arrhythmia assessment exhibited excellent predictive agreement with the known arrhythmogenic potential of the tested compounds, and holds promise as a new method to predict arrhythmic liability. PMID:26232523

  4. Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction as an expression of inflammatory enteric neuropathy

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    Rita Pimentel

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO is characterised by inadequate digestive tract motility and can lead to severely disordered motility. CIPO manifests as recurrent episodes of intestinal sub-occlusion without an anatomical obstruction. We present the case of a 41-year-old female, with severe chronic constipation and several episodes of intestinal sub-occlusion. Investigation revealed colonic inertia and marked distension of the small bowel and colon with no evidence of stenosis or obstructive lesions, compatible with CIPO. After several treatments were tried (domperidone, erythromycin, cisapride, octreotide, total enteral nutrition, with partial or no response, further work-up was done trying to identify an etiology. Gastrointestinal manometry showed neuropathic type abnormalities, transmural biopsy of the jejunum revealed degenerative enteric neuropathy and anti-HU antineuronal antibody screen was positive, suggesting an autoimmune type neuropathy with diffuse involvement of the digestive tract. Corticosteroids showed partial improvement of short duration and azathioprine was also tried but discontinued due to intolerance. Marked dietary intolerance and malnutrition lead to total parenteral nutrition (TPN at home since October 2011. Since then, symptoms and nutritional status improved, with rare episodes of pseudo-obstruction, not requiring hospitalisation.

  5. Pharmacological Therapy of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Preterm Infants

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    Luigi Corvaglia

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Although gastroesophageal reflux (GER is a very common phenomenon among preterm infants, its therapeutic management is still an issue of debate among neonatologists. A step-wise approach should be advisable, firstly promoting nonpharmacological interventions and limiting drugs to selected infants unresponsive to the conservative measures or who are suffering from severe GER with clinical complications. Despite of this, a concerning pharmacological overtreatment has been increasingly reported. Most of the antireflux drugs, however, have not been specifically assessed in preterm infants; moreover, serious adverse effects have been noticed in association to their administration. This review mainly aims to draw the state of the art regarding the pharmacological management of GER in preterm infants, analyzing the best piecies of evidence currently available on the most prescribed anti-reflux drugs. Although further trials are required, sodium alginate-based formulations might be considered promising; however, data regarding their safety are still limited. Few piecies of evidence on the efficacy of histamine-2 receptor blockers and proton pump inhibitors in preterm infants with GER are currently available. Nevertheless, a significantly increased risk of necrotizing enterocolitis and infections has been largely reported in association with their use, thereby leading to an unfavorable risk-benefit ratio. The efficacy of metoclopramide in GER’s improvement still needs to be clarified. Other prokinetic agents, such as domperidone and erythromycin, have been reported to be ineffective, whereas cisapride has been withdrawn due to its remarkable cardiac adverse effects.

  6. From association to alert--a revised approach to international signal analysis.

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    Lindquist, M; Edwards, I R; Bate, A; Fucik, H; Nunes, A M; Ståhl, M

    1999-04-01

    From the inception of the WHO international drug monitoring programme, the main aim has been to detect signals of adverse reaction problems as early as possible. The Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC), is now in a better position to fulfil this mission. Using the latest technology, new tools have been developed which allow for rapid, robust and comprehensive data mining of the WHO database. Based on retrospective time scans made during the pilot phase the current threshold used is the 97.5% confidence level of difference from the generality of the database. To maximize the capacity for picking up signals, we intend to extend today's panel of expert consultants, as well as doing our own review. The new system includes an enhanced follow-up list of signals, a 're-signalling' procedure and a cumulative historical file of all drug-ADR associations. Already we produce some 50 signals per year, cisapride and tachycardia being an example of a controversial signal only recently accepted. With the addition of new tools for follow-up of important signals such as complex variable data mining techniques, and the combination of WHO ADR data with sales and prescription figures from the IMS, we will be able to provide more information that should benefit regulators, producers, prescribers, and most importantly, the users of medicines. PMID:15073883

  7. CONCEPT OF DRUG INTERACTION

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    Full Text Available Drug interaction is an increasingly important cause of adverse reactions (ADR, and is the modification of the effect of one drug (object by the prior or concomitant administration of another drug (precipitant drug. Drug interaction may either enhance or diminish the intended effect of one or both drugs. For example severe haemorrhage may occur if warfarin and salicylates (asprin are combined. Precipitant drugs modify the object drug's absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion or actual clinical effect. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics and, in particular, rifampin are common precipitant drugs prescribed in primary care practice. Drugs with a narrow therapeutic range or low therapeutic index are more likely to be the objects for serious drug interactions. Object drugs in common use include warfarin, fluoroquinolones, antiepileptic drugs, oral contraceptives, cisapride and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors. Many other drugs, act as precipitants or objects, and a number of drugs act as both. The aim of present review is to throw light on the concept of drug interaction.

  8. hERGAPDbase: a database documenting hERG channel inhibitory potentials and APD-prolongation activities of chemical compounds.

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    Hishigaki, Haretsugu; Kuhara, Satoru

    2011-01-01

    Drug-induced QT interval prolongation is one of the most common reasons for the withdrawal of drugs from the market. In the past decade, at least nine drugs, i.e. terfenadine, astemizole, grepafloxacin, terodiline, droperidol, lidoflazine, sertindole, levomethadyl and cisapride, have been removed from the market or their use has been severely restricted because of drug-induced QT interval prolongation. Therefore, this irregularity is a major safety concern in the case of drugs submitted for regulatory approval. The most common mechanism of drug-induced QT interval prolongation may be drug-related inhibition of the human ether-á-go-go-related gene (hERG) channel, which subsequently results in prolongation of the cardiac action potential duration (APD). hERGAPDbase is a database of electrophysiological experimental data documenting potential hERG channel inhibitory actions and the APD-prolongation activities of chemical compounds. All data entries are manually collected from scientific papers and curated by a person. With hERGAPDbase, we aim to provide useful information for chemical and pharmacological scientists and enable easy access to electrophysiological experimental data on chemical compounds. Database URL: http://www.grt.kyushu-u.ac.jp/hergapdbase/. PMID:21586548

  9. A new system for profiling drug-induced calcium signal perturbation in human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes.

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    Lewis, Kimberley J; Silvester, Nicole C; Barberini-Jammaers, Steven; Mason, Sammy A; Marsh, Sarah A; Lipka, Magdalena; George, Christopher H

    2015-03-01

    The emergence of human stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte (hSCCM)-based assays in the cardiovascular (CV) drug discovery sphere requires the development of improved systems for interrogating the rich information that these cell models have the potential to yield. We developed a new analytical framework termed SALVO (synchronization, amplitude, length, and variability of oscillation) to profile the amplitude and temporal patterning of intra- and intercellular calcium signals in hSCCM. SALVO quantified drug-induced perturbations in the calcium signaling "fingerprint" in spontaneously contractile hSCCM. Multiparametric SALVO outputs were integrated into a single index of in vitro cytotoxicity that confirmed the rank order of perturbation as astemizole > thioridazine > cisapride > flecainide > valdecoxib > sotalol > nadolol ≈ control. This rank order of drug-induced Ca(2+) signal disruption is in close agreement with the known arrhythmogenic liabilities of these compounds in humans. Validation of the system using a second set of compounds and hierarchical cluster analysis demonstrated the utility of SALVO to discriminate drugs based on their mechanisms of action. We discuss the utility of this new mechanistically agnostic system for the evaluation of in vitro drug cytotoxicity in hSCCM syncytia and the potential placement of SALVO in the early stage drug screening framework. PMID:25367900

  10. A New System for Profiling Drug-Induced Calcium Signal Perturbation in Human Embryonic Stem Cell–Derived Cardiomyocytes

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    Lewis, Kimberley J.; Silvester, Nicole C.; Barberini-Jammaers, Steven; Mason, Sammy A.; Marsh, Sarah A.; Lipka, Magdalena

    2015-01-01

    The emergence of human stem cell–derived cardiomyocyte (hSCCM)–based assays in the cardiovascular (CV) drug discovery sphere requires the development of improved systems for interrogating the rich information that these cell models have the potential to yield. We developed a new analytical framework termed SALVO (synchronization, amplitude, length, and variability of oscillation) to profile the amplitude and temporal patterning of intra- and intercellular calcium signals in hSCCM. SALVO quantified drug-induced perturbations in the calcium signaling “fingerprint” in spontaneously contractile hSCCM. Multiparametric SALVO outputs were integrated into a single index of in vitro cytotoxicity that confirmed the rank order of perturbation as astemizole > thioridazine > cisapride > flecainide > valdecoxib > sotalol > nadolol ≈ control. This rank order of drug-induced Ca2+ signal disruption is in close agreement with the known arrhythmogenic liabilities of these compounds in humans. Validation of the system using a second set of compounds and hierarchical cluster analysis demonstrated the utility of SALVO to discriminate drugs based on their mechanisms of action. We discuss the utility of this new mechanistically agnostic system for the evaluation of in vitro drug cytotoxicity in hSCCM syncytia and the potential placement of SALVO in the early stage drug screening framework. PMID:25367900

  11. Human engineered heart tissue as a versatile tool in basic research and preclinical toxicology.

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    Sebastian Schaaf

    Full Text Available Human embryonic stem cell (hESC progenies hold great promise as surrogates for human primary cells, particularly if the latter are not available as in the case of cardiomyocytes. However, high content experimental platforms are lacking that allow the function of hESC-derived cardiomyocytes to be studied under relatively physiological and standardized conditions. Here we describe a simple and robust protocol for the generation of fibrin-based human engineered heart tissue (hEHT in a 24-well format using an unselected population of differentiated human embryonic stem cells containing 30-40% α-actinin-positive cardiac myocytes. Human EHTs started to show coherent contractions 5-10 days after casting, reached regular (mean 0.5 Hz and strong (mean 100 µN contractions for up to 8 weeks. They displayed a dense network of longitudinally oriented, interconnected and cross-striated cardiomyocytes. Spontaneous hEHT contractions were analyzed by automated video-optical recording and showed chronotropic responses to calcium and the β-adrenergic agonist isoprenaline. The proarrhythmic compounds E-4031, quinidine, procainamide, cisapride, and sertindole exerted robust, concentration-dependent and reversible decreases in relaxation velocity and irregular beating at concentrations that recapitulate findings in hERG channel assays. In conclusion this study establishes hEHT as a simple in vitro model for heart research.

  12. Application of a rapid and selective method for the simultaneous determination of carebastine and pseudoephedrine in human plasma by liquid chromatography-electrospray mass spectrometry for bioequivalence study in Korean subjects.

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    Lee, Myung-Jae; Lee, Heon-Woo; Kang, Jong-Min; Seo, Ji-Hyung; Tak, Seong-Kun; Shim, Wangseob; Yim, Sung-Vin; Hong, Seung Jae; Lee, Kyung-Tae

    2010-10-01

    We describe a simple, rapid and sensitive high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometric method that was developed for the simultaneous determination of carebastine and pseudoephedrine in human plasma using cisapride as an internal standard. Acquisition was performed in multiple-reaction monitoring mode by monitoring the transitions: m/z 500.43 > 167.09 for carebastine and m/z 166.04 > 147.88 for pseudoephedrine. The devised method involves a simple single-step liquid-liquid extraction with ethyl acetate. Chromatographic separation was performed on a C(18) reversed-phase chromatographic column at 0.2  mL/min by isocratic elution with 10  mM ammonium formate buffer-acetonitrile (30:70, v/v; adjusted to pH 3.3 with formic acid). The devised method was validated over 0.5-100  ng/mL of carebastine and 5-1000  ng/mL of pseudoephedrine with acceptable accuracy and precision, and was successfully applied to a bioequivalence study involving a single oral dose (10  mg of ebastine plus 120  mg of pseudoephedrine complex) to healthy Korean volunteers.

  13. Chinese medicine treatment of ful ness Syndrome%中医药治疗痞满证的临床分析

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    李海全

    2013-01-01

      目的探讨中医药治疗痞满证的临床效果。方法随机抽取96例肝胃不和痞满证患者的临床资料,随机分组西沙必利治疗(对照组)与加服自拟中药方剂治疗(观察组)结果进行对比。结果中医药治疗痞满证的效果明显高于对照组,P﹤0.05,有显著性差异。结论中医药治疗痞满证的疗效良好,其治疗效果优于单纯的西药治疗,具有较高的临床应用价值。%Objective: To explore the ful ness of Traditional Chinese Medicine Syndrome results. Methods: 96 cases were randomly selected disharmony of liver and ful ness syndrome clinical data randomization cisapride treatment (control group) and intends to add services from traditional Chinese medicine prescription treatment (observation group) results were compared. Results: The ful ness of Chinese medicine treatment effect was significantly higher certificates, P ﹤0.05, significant difference. Conclusion: Chinese medicine treatment of ful ness permit good efficacy, the treatment is better than western medicine alone, with a high clinical value.

  14. The virtual heart as a platform for screening drug cardiotoxicity.

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    Yuan, Yongfeng; Bai, Xiangyun; Luo, Cunjin; Wang, Kuanquan; Zhang, Henggui

    2015-12-01

    To predict the safety of a drug at an early stage in its development is a major challenge as there is a lack of in vitro heart models that correlate data from preclinical toxicity screening assays with clinical results. A biophysically detailed computer model of the heart, the virtual heart, provides a powerful tool for simulating drug-ion channel interactions and cardiac functions during normal and disease conditions and, therefore, provides a powerful platform for drug cardiotoxicity screening. In this article, we first review recent progress in the development of theory on drug-ion channel interactions and mathematical modelling. Then we propose a family of biomarkers that can quantitatively characterize the actions of a drug on the electrical activity of the heart at multi-physical scales including cellular and tissue levels. We also conducted some simulations to demonstrate the application of the virtual heart to assess the pro-arrhythmic effects of cisapride and amiodarone. Using the model we investigated the mechanisms responsible for the differences between the two drugs on pro-arrhythmogenesis, even though both prolong the QT interval of ECGs. Several challenges for further development of a virtual heart as a platform for screening drug cardiotoxicity are discussed.

  15. Tratamento cirúrgico da doença de refluxo gastroesofágico na esclerose sistêmica Surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease in systemic sclerosis

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    Percival D. Sampaio-Barros

    2004-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Os autores descrevem sua experiência com o tratamento cirúrgico da doença de refluxo gastroesofágico (DRGE em pacientes com esclerose sistêmica (ES. MÉTODOS: Foram selecionados 10 pacientes com DRGE que apresentavam esofagite grave e estenose esofágica, tratados previamente com doses recomendadas de drogas anti-secretórias (ranitidina e/ou omeprazol e pró-cinéticas (cisapride por mais de seis meses, sem melhora significativa. Todos os pacientes eram do sexo feminino e 8 eram caucasóides, sendo 7 com ES limitada e 3 com ES difusa. RESULTADOS: O tratamento cirúrgico foi realizado através de videolaparoscopia em 9 pacientes e por cirurgia aberta no outro paciente. Sete pacientes foram submetidos à técnica de Nissen modificada e 3 à técnica de Lind. Seis pacientes com estenose esofágica significativa necessitaram de dilatações endoscópicas no período pré-operatório. Avaliação pós-operatória três meses após a cirurgia revelou que 70% dos pacientes apresentaram resultado favorável, com melhora significativa da azia e da disfagia; 1 paciente necessitou de nova intervenção cirúrgica em conseqüência de uma hérnia paraesofágica no período pós-operatório, sendo realizada uma gastrectomia em Y de Roux. Uma boa evolução foi referida por 80% dos pacientes um ano após cirurgia e por 70% dois anos após cirurgia, observando-se dois óbitos. CONCLUSÕES: Os autores concluem que o tratamento cirúrgico da DRGE representa uma eficiente opção terapêutica em pacientes com ES e esofagite grave com estenose.OBJECTIVE: The authors describe the experience with the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD in 10 patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc. METHODS: Criteria for surgery included GERD with severe chronic esophagitis and stricture, treated previously with recommended doses of antisecretory (ranitidine and/or omeprazole and prokinetic (cisapride drugs for more than six months, without

  16. 中药内服外敷配合隔物灸治疗肝癌腹胀的临床观察%Observation on Traditional Chinese Medicine Orally Taken and Externally Applied Combined with Indirect Moxibustion in the Treatment of Hepato-cellular Carcinoma and Abdominal Distension

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    孙素芹; 常丽; 叶婷

    2014-01-01

    Objective To observe the clinical curative effect of traditional Chinese medicine orally taken and externally applied combined with indirect moxibustion in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with abdominal distention. Methods 30 cases of patients were treated with traditional Chinese medicine orally taken and externally applied combined with indirect moxibustion, and the short-term efficacy was observed. Results The total effective rate of the 30 patients reaches 80%, compared with that (55.6%) of the cisapride group, the difference is statistically significant (P<0.05), and is suitable for various TCM syndrome types of hepatocellular carcinoma patients with abdominal distension. Conclusion Traditional Chinese medicine orally taken and externally applied combined with indirect moxibustion has the clinical effect of eliminating, reducing or alleviating hepatocellular carcinoma patients with abdominal distension.%目的:观察中药内服外敷配合隔物灸治疗肝癌腹胀的临床疗效。方法对30例患者均用中药内服外敷配合隔物灸治疗,观察近期疗效。结果30例患者总有效率达到80%,与西沙必利组(55.6%)相比,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05),且适用于多种中医辨证类型的肝癌腹胀患者。结论中药内服外敷配合隔物灸综合治疗能达到消除、减轻或缓解肝癌腹胀的临床效果。

  17. Cardiac arrest provoked by itraconazole and amiodarone interaction: a case report

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    Betrosian Alex

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Introduction Azoles, and specifically itraconazole, are often prescribed for the treatment of fungal diseases or empirically for persistent sepsis in patients who are neutropenic or in intensive care. Occasional cardiovascular adverse events have been associated with itraconazole use, and are usually attributed to the interaction of itraconazole with cisapride, terfenadine or digoxin. Its interaction with amiodarone has not been previously described. Case presentation A 65-year-old Caucasian man was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at our facility for an extensive ischemic stroke associated with atrial fibrillation. Due to rapid ventricular response he was started on intravenous amiodarone and few days later itraconazole was also prescribed for presumed candidemia. After receiving the first dose our patient became profoundly hypotensive but responded rapidly to fluids and adrenaline. Then, two months later, itraconazole was again prescribed for confirmed fungemia. After receiving the first dose via a central venous catheter our patient became hypotensive and subsequently arrested. He was resuscitated successfully, and as no other cause was identified the arrest was attributed to septic shock and his antifungal treatment was changed to caspofungin. When sensitivity test results became available, antifungal treatment was down-staged to itraconazole and immediately after drug administration our patient suffered another arrest and was once again resuscitated successfully. This time the arrest was related to itraconazole, which was discontinued, and from then on our patient remained stable until his discharge to our neurology ward. Conclusions Itraconazole and amiodarone coadministration can lead to serious cardiovascular adverse events in patients who are critically ill. Intensivists, pharmacists and medical physicians should be aware of the interaction of these two commonly used drugs.

  18. Neurobiological and psychopharmacological basis in the therapy of bulimia and anorexia.

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    Mauri, M C; Rudelli, R; Somaschini, E; Roncoroni, L; Papa, R; Mantero, M; Longhini, M; Penati, G

    1996-02-01

    1. Eating disorders can be found in several psychiatric pathologies: schizophrenia, delusional disorder (somatic type), bipolar disorders, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, somatization disorder and conversion disorder. 2. Although their clinical features have been defined, relatively little is known about the role of neurobiological patterns in the pathogenesis of these disorders. Several CNS neurotransmitters and neuromodulators are involved in the regulation of eating behavior in animals and have been implicated in symptoms such as depression and anxiety often observed in patients with eating disorders. The authors will review some studies on NA, DA, 5-HT, beta-endorphins, CRH, VP, OT, CCK, NPY and PYY involved in eating disorders. Furthermore, we will highlight some of the studies on drug therapy of eating disorders taking into account the effects of these agents on neurotransmitters and neuromodulators. 3. Antidepressant drugs have long been used for anorexia nervosa and bulimia, these disorders been claimed to be affective equivalent. Antidepressant agents seem to be effective in reducing the frequency of binge-eating episodes, purging behavior and depressive symptomatology. It is notable that antidepressant agents have been proved to be effective in patients with chronic bulimic symptoms, even in cases persisting for many years and in patients who had repeatedly failed courses of alternative therapeutic approaches. In all of the positive studies, antidepressant agents appeared effective even in bulimic subjects who did not display concomitant depression. 4. Few controlled studies on use of medications for anorexia nervosa have been published. Central serotonergic receptor-blocking compounds such as cyproheptadine cause marked increase in appetite and body weight. Zinc supplementation or cisapride could be a therapeutic option in addition to psychological and other approaches in

  19. Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction.

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    Panganamamula, Kashyap V; Parkman, Henry P

    2005-02-01

    Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP) is a gastrointestinal motility disorder characterized by chronic symptoms and signs of bowel obstruction in the absence of a fixed, lumen-occluding lesion. Radiographic findings consist of dilated bowel with air-fluid levels. Pseudo-obstruction is an uncommon condition and can result from primary or secondary causes. The management is primarily focused on symptom control and nutritional support to prevent weight loss and malnutrition. The principles of management of patients with CIP involve 1) establishing a correct clinical diagnosis and excluding mechanical obstruction; 2) differentiating between idiopathic and secondary forms; 3) performing a symptomatic and physiologic assessment of the parts of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract involved by manometric and whole gut transit scintigraphic studies; 4) careful assessment of nutritional status of the patient; and 5) developing a therapeutic plan addressing the patient's symptoms and nutritional status. Treatment of CIP includes frequent small meals with a low-fat, low-fiber diet, liquid nutritional supplements may be needed; prokinetic agents such as metoclopramide may help to reduce upper GI symptoms. Trials of drugs such as erythromycin, domperidone, cisapride, and tegaserod may be considered if there is no response. Subcutaneous octreotide may be helpful to improve small bowel dysmotility especially in patients with scleroderma. In patients with symptoms suggestive of bacterial overgrowth, courses of antibiotics such as metronidazole, ciprofloxacin, and doxycycline may be needed. Nutritional assessment and support is an important aspect of management. Enteral nutrition is usually preferred. In carefully selected patients, feeding jejunostomy with or without decompression gastrostomy may be tried. Long term parenteral nutrition should be reserved for patients who can not tolerate enteral nutrition. Complications associated with total parenteral nutrition include

  20. Evidence-Based Recommendations for Short- and Long-Term Management of Uninvestigated Dyspepsia in Primary Care: An Update of the Canadian Dyspepsia Working Group (CanDys Clinical Management Tool

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    Sander JO Veldhuyzen van Zanten

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available The present paper is an update to and extension of the previous systematic review on the primary care management of patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia (UD. The original publication of the clinical management tool focused on the initial four- to eight-week assessment of UD. This update is based on new data from systematic reviews and clinical trials relevant to UD. There is now direct clinical evidence supporting a test-and-treat approach in patients with nondominant heartburn dyspepsia symptoms, and head-to-head comparisons show that use of a proton pump inhibitor is superior to the use of H2-receptor antagonists (H2RAs in the initial treatment of Helicobacter pylori-negative dyspepsia patients. Cisapride is no longer available as a treatment option and evidence for other prokinetic agents is lacking. In patients with long-standing heartburn-dominant (ie, gastroesophageal reflux disease and nonheartburn-dominant dyspepsia, a once-in-a-lifetime endoscopy is recommended. Endoscopy should also be considered in patients with new-onset dyspepsia that develops after the age of 50 years. Conventional nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, acetylsalicylic acid and cyclooxygenase-2-selective inhibitors can all cause dyspepsia. If their use cannot be discontinued, cotherapy with either a proton pump inhibitor, misoprostol or high-dose H2RAs is recommended, although the evidence is based on ulcer data and not dyspepsia data. In patients with nonheartburn-dominant dyspepsia, noninvasive testing for H pylori should be performed and treatment given if positive. When starting nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for a prolonged course, testing and treatment with H2RAs are advised if patients have a history of previous ulcers or ulcer bleeding.

  1. Treating gastro-oesophageal reflux disease during pregnancy and lactation: what are the safest therapy options?

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    Broussard, C N; Richter, J E

    1998-10-01

    Gastro-oesophageal reflux and heartburn are reported by 45 to 85% of women during pregnancy. Typically, the heartburn of pregnancy is new onset and is precipitated by the hormonal effects of estrogen and progesterone on lower oesophageal sphincter function. In mild cases, the patient should be reassured that reflux is commonly encountered during a normal pregnancy: lifestyle and dietary modifications may be all that are required. In a pregnant woman with moderate to severe reflux symptoms, the physician must discuss with the patient the benefits versus the risks of using drug therapy. Medications used for treating gastro-oesophageal reflux are not routinely or vigorously tested in randomised, controlled trials in women who are pregnant because of ethical and medico-legal concerns. Safety data are based on animal studies, human case reports and cohort studies as offered by physicians, pharmaceutical companies and regulatory authorities. If drug therapy is required, first-line therapy should consist of nonsystemically absorbed medications, including antacids or sucralfate, which offer little, if any, risk to the fetus. Systemic therapy with histamine H2 receptor antagonists (avoiding nizatidine) or prokinetic drugs (metoclopramide, cisapride) should be reserved for patients with more severe symptoms. Proton pump inhibitors are not recommended during pregnancy except for severe intractable cases of gastrooesophageal reflux or possibly prior to anaesthesia during labour and delivery. In these rare situations, animal teratogenicity studies suggests that lansoprazole may be the best choice. Use of the least possible amount of systemic drug needed to ameliorate the patient's symptoms is clearly the best for therapy. If reflux symptoms are intractable or atypical, endoscopy can safely be performed with conscious sedation and careful monitoring the mother and fetus.

  2. Clinical Observation on Xiaoyu Decoction (

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    JIANG; Bo

    2001-01-01

    [1]ZHOU B, LI QG, REN SB, et al. The determination of gastric emptying function of Spleen-Stomach Qi stagnation type dyskinetic dyspepsia patients. J Chin Integr of Trad and West Med of Spleen-Stomach 1997;5(2)∶84-86.[2]Drossman DA, Richter JE, Talley NJ, et al. The functional gastrointestinal disorders. Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1994∶1-74.[3]WANG XD. Handbook of mental health assessment quantitative scale. J Chin Ment Health 1993;(Suppl)∶31-36.[4]KE MY, PAN GZ, YI CQ, et al. Clinical observation with multi-centric double blind controlled on cisapride in treating regurgitational esophagitis. J Chin Digest 1995;15(5)∶253-255.[5]LI YY. Psychic factor of functional gastrointestinal disorder and its treatment. Medicine Abroad, Medicine Fascicle 1998;25(3)∶105-107.[6]CHEN D, WANG CH, WU CF. Progress in study of kinetic drugs of GI tract. J Chin Integr of Trad and West Med of Spleen-Stomach 1996;4(2)∶120-123.[7]CHEN SF, LI YQ, HE FY, et al. Effect of Aucklandia on gastric acid secretion and serum gastrin, growth inhibitor, motilin levels. CJITWM 1994;14(7)∶406-408.[8]WANG YM. Chinese drug pharmacology. Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 1985∶300.[9]China Academy of TCM, chief edited. Concise dictionary of TCM. Beijing: People's Health Publishing House, 1980∶186, 584.

  3. Drug-induced acute myocardial infarction: identifying 'prime suspects' from electronic healthcare records-based surveillance system.

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    Preciosa M Coloma

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Drug-related adverse events remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality and impose huge burden on healthcare costs. Routinely collected electronic healthcare data give a good snapshot of how drugs are being used in 'real-world' settings. OBJECTIVE: To describe a strategy that identifies potentially drug-induced acute myocardial infarction (AMI from a large international healthcare data network. METHODS: Post-marketing safety surveillance was conducted in seven population-based healthcare databases in three countries (Denmark, Italy, and the Netherlands using anonymised demographic, clinical, and prescription/dispensing data representing 21,171,291 individuals with 154,474,063 person-years of follow-up in the period 1996-2010. Primary care physicians' medical records and administrative claims containing reimbursements for filled prescriptions, laboratory tests, and hospitalisations were evaluated using a three-tier triage system of detection, filtering, and substantiation that generated a list of drugs potentially associated with AMI. Outcome of interest was statistically significant increased risk of AMI during drug exposure that has not been previously described in current literature and is biologically plausible. RESULTS: Overall, 163 drugs were identified to be associated with increased risk of AMI during preliminary screening. Of these, 124 drugs were eliminated after adjustment for possible bias and confounding. With subsequent application of criteria for novelty and biological plausibility, association with AMI remained for nine drugs ('prime suspects': azithromycin; erythromycin; roxithromycin; metoclopramide; cisapride; domperidone; betamethasone; fluconazole; and megestrol acetate. LIMITATIONS: Although global health status, co-morbidities, and time-invariant factors were adjusted for, residual confounding cannot be ruled out. CONCLUSION: A strategy to identify potentially drug-induced AMI from electronic healthcare

  4. [Functional dyspepsia: the past, the present and the Rome III classification].

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    Buzás, György Miklós

    2007-08-19

    The author summarizes the historical development of our knowledge about functional dyspepsia and overviews the so-called "road to Rome" process. Between 1988 and 2006, expert committees developed using the Delphi method subsequent classifications of functional gastrointestinal disorders (Rome I-III). The Rome III classification reassessed the diagnostic criteria for functional dyspepsia and distinguished new subgroups as the postprandial distress and epigastric pain syndrome. The rationale for the proposed new classification was based on the inadequacy of prior approaches such as the predominant symptom, the results of factor analyses in tertiary care and in the general population, clinical experience and new observations in the peer-reviewed literature. Epidemiologic data suggest that dyspeptic symptoms date back to the 1730s and their prevalence increased markedly subsequently, remaining the commonest diagnosis even in the endoscopic era. The current worldwide prevalence of functional dyspepsia is 7-45%, with large geographic variations. The role of Helicobacter pylori and Salmonella infection as etiologic factors is discussed. Amongst the pathophysiological features, the recent data on the role of phenotypic changes of acid secretion, alterations of fundic accommodation and antro-duodenal motility and gastric emptying, gastric hypersensitivity and hormonal disturbances are presented, but all these abnormalities are present only in a small part of the patients. The possible role of the polymorphism of alpha-adrenoceptor gene was also raised. The treatment of functional dyspepsia led to equivocal results and the high rate of placebo response makes difficult any interpretation. According to the recent meta-analyses, proton pump inhibitors and H 2 -histamine receptor blockers are superior to placebo. In spite of good results, cisapride was withdrawn in 2004. Eradication of Helicobacter pylori can induce sustained remission in a small but significant minority of

  5. Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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    Wald

    1999-02-01

    tolerance and palatability. Synthetic fiber is often better-tolerated than natural fiber, but must be individualized. In my experience, excessive fiber supplementation often is counterproductive, as abdominal cramps and bloating may worsen. Antidiarrheal agents are very effective when used correctly, preferably in divided doses. I use them in patients in anticipation of diarrhea and especially in those who fear symptoms when engaged in activities outside the home. I encourage patients to make decisions as to when and how much to use. However, almost always, a morning dose before breakfast is used (loperamide, 2 to 6 mg) and, perhaps again later in the day when symptoms of diarrhea are prominent. I prefer antispasmodics to be used intermittently in response to periods of increased abdominal pain, cramps, and urgency. For patients with daily symptoms, especially after meals, agents such as dicyclomine before meals are useful. For patients with infrequent but severe episodes of unpredictable pain, sublingual hyoscyamine often produces rapid relief and instills confidence. In general, I recommend that oral antispasmodics be used for a limited period of time rather than indefinitely, and generally for periods of time when symptoms are prominent. For chronic visceral pain syndromes, I recommend small doses of tricyclic antidepressants. These agents are especially effective in diarrhea-predominant patients with disturbed sleep patterns but may be unacceptable to patients with constipation. I educate patients that side effects occur early and benefits may not be apparent for 3 to 4 weeks. I consider using SSRIs in low doses in patients with constipation-predominant IBS; cisapride, 10 to 20 mg three times per day, also may be beneficial. When taken with drugs that inhibit cytochrome P450, cisapride has been associated with serious cardiac arrhythmias caused by QT prolongation, including ventricular arrhythmias and torsades de pointes. These drugs include the azole fungicides

  6. 加味四逆散对身心应激模型大鼠胃粘膜超微结构及胃肠功能的影响%Effects of Jia-Wei-Si-Ni-San on Gastrointestinal Function and Gastric Mucosal Ultrastructure of Chronic Psychological Stress Rats Models

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    谢慧臣; 刘芬; 杨强

    2013-01-01

    目的:研究加味四逆散(JWSNS)对模型大鼠胃粘膜超微结构、胃排空率及小肠推进比的影响,探讨JWSNS干预应激性胃肠功能障碍的机制.方法:大鼠随机分为正常组,模型组,加味四逆散大、中、小剂量组,西沙比利组,采用慢性心理性应激方法建立应激性胃溃疡大鼠模型,经JWSNS等干预后,采用透射电镜法观察腺胃区胃粘膜组织细胞及细胞间连接的超微结构改变,并检测胃肠动力变化.结果:电镜观察显示正常组大鼠胃粘膜上皮细胞间连接紧凑,胞膜完整,细胞器均匀分布,且形态正常,胞核形态及大小正常,核膜完整,无染色质浓缩、边集等异常;模型组大鼠胃粘膜上皮细胞间连接松解,胞膜结构部分缺失,胞质中细胞器崩解,基质透明,内质网扩张,线粒体肿胀,胞核形态极不规则,大量畸形核,部分核溶解,染色质明显边集、浓缩或均一化分布;其余治疗组均较模型组不同程度好转.与模型组比较,各治疗组及正常组胃排空率及小肠推进比均明显升高(P<0.05~0.01);与西沙比利组比较,加味四逆散大剂量组胃排空率升高不明显(P>0.05),而小肠推进比升高明显(P<0.05);与加味四逆散小剂量组比较,加味四逆散中、大剂量组胃排空率及小肠推进比升高明显(P<0.05~0.01).结论:JWSNS可显著改善慢性心理应激胃溃疡模型大鼠胃粘膜组织细胞的微观病理形态,并可改善胃肠功能.%This study was aimed to establish a chronic rat model of acute stress ulcer, and observe effect of Jia-Wei-Si-Ni-San (JWSNS) on gastric emptying rate and small intestinal propulsion ratio, gastric mucosal ultra-structure of rat model. The mechanism of JWSNS on the treatment of stress-induced gastrointestinal dysfunction was studied. Rats were randomly divided into the normal group, model group, JWSNS large dosage, medium dosage and small dosage group, Cisapride group. Stress gastric ulcer

  7. Effect of electroacupuncture at acupoints on symptoms, mentation and quality of life in patients with functional dyspepsia%电针穴位刺激对功能性消化不良患者的症状、心理状态和生活质量的影响

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    杨家耀; 陶冬青; 彭随风; 时昭红; 胡伟; 吴玉芳

    2011-01-01

    Objective To evaluate the effect of electroacupuncture at acupoints (Neiguan and Zusanli) on symptoms, mentation and quality of life in patients with functional dyspepsia (FD). Methods Sixty patients with functional dyspepsia who fulfilled the Rome II criteria were randomly assigned to the treated group and control group, 30 patients in each group. The treated group was performed with electroacupuncture at acupoints ( Neiguan and Zusanli), while the patients in the control group orally took Cisapride. The symptoms score, self-rating anxiety and depress scale (SADS),quality of life (SF-36) were recorded before and after the treatment. Results The symptoms of dyspepsia were significantly improved after the treatment in the treated group ( P < 0. 05 ). Through the acupuncture treatment, the depression-anxiety state were greatly reduced. The score of SDS and SAS decreased significantly in the treatment group ( P < 0. 05 ); while the scores of SDS and SAS had no significant changes in the control group. The quality of life, vitality (VT), social function (SF) and mental health (MH) were better improved in the treatment group than those in the control group ( P < 0. 05 ). Conclusion Electroacupuncture at acupoints ( Neiguan and Zusanli) can improve symptoms of dyspepsia, anxiety and depression state, VT, SF and MH in functional dyspepsia patients.%探讨电针穴位刺激对功能性消化不良患者的症状、心理状态和生活质量的影响.方法 60例符合罗马Ⅲ诊断标准的功能性消化不良的病人纳入研究,随机分为治疗组和对照组,治疗组用电针刺激内关和足三里,对照组服用多潘立酮,疗程均为2周,治疗前后对患者进行症状评分、心理状态及SF-36评分.结果 治疗组经过电针治疗后,消化不良症状明显改善(P<0.02);与治疗前相比,治疗组病人SDS、SAS评分明显降低(P<0.01),对照组消化不良症状改善,SDS和SAS评分无明显改变;治疗后电针治疗

  8. Effect of Electroacupuncture on Hypothalamic and Hippocampal Expressions of Ghrelin and Ghrelin Receptor mRNA in Functional Dyspepsia Rats%电针对功能性消化不良大鼠下丘脑和海马胃促生长素及受体mRNA表达的影响

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    周利; 程艳萍

    2015-01-01

    目的:观察电针对功能性消化不良(FD)大鼠下丘脑和海马胃促生长素(Ghrelin)及Ghrelin受体(GHS-R)mRNA表达的影响。方法将80只SD大鼠随机分为正常对照组、模型对照组、药物治疗组和电针治疗组,每组20只。采用夹尾造模法复制FD大鼠模型,药物治疗组采用西沙必利溶液灌胃治疗,电针治疗组采用电针治疗。4组均采用Western blot法检测下丘脑和海马Ghrelin蛋白水平的表达,Real-time PCR法检测下丘脑和海马GHS-R mRNA的表达。结果与模型对照组比较,药物治疗组大鼠下丘脑 Ghrelin 蛋白、下丘脑、海马 GHS-R mRNA 的表达均升高(P<0.05),电针治疗组大鼠下丘脑、海马Ghrelin蛋白GHS-R mRNA的表达上调(P<0.05);与药物治疗组比较,电针治疗组大鼠海马Ghrelin蛋白和GHS-R mRNA的表达上调(P<0.05)。结论电针和药物可通过调节FD大鼠下丘脑和海马Ghrelin蛋白和GHS-R mRNA的含量,激活下丘脑神经元和海马兴奋性突触,通过海马-下丘脑通路,发挥胃肠效应,良性调节脑肠轴的失衡状态。%Objective To investigate the effect of electroacupuncture on hypothalamic and hippocampal expressions of ghrelin and ghrelin receptor (GHS-R) mRNA in functional dyspepsia (FD) rats. Methods Eighty SD rats were randomly allocated to normal control, model control, medication and electroacupuncture groups, 20 rats each. A rat model of FD was made by tail clamp modeling method. The medication group received an oral gavage of cisapride solution and the electroacupuncture group, electroacupuncture treatment. The expressions of ghrelin protein and GHS-R mRNA in the hypothalamus and hippocampus were examined by Western blot and real-time PCR, respectively, in all the four groups. Results Compared with the model control group of rats, the expression of ghrelin protein in the hypothalamus and the expression of GHS-R mRNA in the hypothalamus and hippocampus increased in the medication group (P<0

  9. Enteral nutrition in the critically ill-an overview%重症病人的肠内营养支持

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    DavidBihan,MD

    2001-01-01

    blood flow and providing a source of energy locally for the enterocytes themselves.These effects maintain a healthy gastrointestinal mucosa thereby reducing the incidence of bacterial overgrowth and translocation.Nevertheless,hypo-caloric nutritional support is often the result of emphasising the enteral route.This is the case because even when using well designed feeding protocols,it may be difficult to achieve target rates of enteral feeding using nasogastric access;gastric stasis with large nasogastric aspirates(>2-3mL/kg) may delay feeding but this problem can sometimes be overcome by the prescription of prokinetics(cisapride or erythromycin).Needle jejunostomy is unpopular outside the setting of surgery for abdominal trauma or upper gastrointestinal malignancies.However,it is possible to pass a naso-jejunal tube blindly at the bedside in the majority of patients.Jejunal feeding is thought to be associated with a higher daily intake of protein and energy and a lower risk of aspiration but there are no randomised studies compating nasogastric with jejunal feeding in the critically ill.Others have suggested that a combination of parenteral and enteral nutrition should be used initially for the first few days of support so as to guarantee an adequate intake of energy and protein.As enteral feeding is established with an increasing hourly rate of administration,the parenteral nutrition is titrated downwards and withdrawn once full enteral nutritional support has been established.The disadvantages of this latter approach are firstly,it exposes the patient to the fisks of parenteral nutrition.Secondly,there is the additional cost of the parenteral nutrition and perhaps most importantly,there is no evidence to suggest that this combination feeding is any better than simple enteral nutrition on its own.Hypo-caloeic feeding may not necessarily be such a bad thing in the severely stressed,critically ill patient.Finally,there is the issue of the constituents of the feed

  10. 多潘立酮儿童安全性的系统评价%Safety of domperidone in children:a systematic review

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    黄亮; 张伶俐; 汪志凌; 梁毅; 王梦雅; 胡志强; 全淑燕; 张智慧

    2016-01-01

    床用量。同年9月,MHRA宣布多潘立酮不再作为非处方药物。结论现有证据不足以证明儿童使用多潘立酮不良反应发生率高于安慰剂和其他促动力药物以及其他常规治疗。儿童使用多潘立酮存在发生严重不良反应的风险。%Objective To evaluate the safetY of domperidone in children. Methods Clinical studies involving domperidone used in children were searched from PubMed,Embase,Cochrane LibrarY, Chinese BiologY Medical disc,CnKI,vIP,and Wanfang Database. Adverse drug reaction information bulletins which were reported bY WHO Pharmaceuticals newsletter and national Center for adverse drug reaction monitoring were searched and adverse drug reactions( ADR)/adverse drug events( ADE)related to domperidone were collected. Websites of European Medicines AgencY,Food and Drug Administration of united states,Medicines and Healthcare Products RegulatorY AgencY( MHRA ),Health Canada,and Therapeutic Goods Administration were searched and information of risKs and benefits related to domperidone treatment were collected. Randomized controlled trails( RCTs ) were Meta-analYzed using RevMan 5. 2 software and other data were descriptivelY analYzed. Correlation analYsis of domperidone and adverse drug reactions was performed using evaluation criteria of WHO. severitY of ADR/ADE was evaluated using criteria CTCAE 4. 03 of united states Department of Health and Human services. Results A total of 9 RCTs,1 cohort studY,4 self-controlled studies,and 24 case reports were entered in this studY. Meta-analYsis of 9 RCTs showed the following results. There were no statistical significance in the incidence of ADR in children between the domperidone group and the control groups of placebo, cisapride, and mosapride. The incidence of ADR in children in the domperidone group was lower than that in the metoclopramide(RR=0. 44,95%CI:0. 23-0. 86,P =0. 02),and higher than that in the Traditional Chinese Medicine group(RR=16. 09,95%CI:2. 01-129. 04,P=0. 01