Carminatives

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Carminatives

  1. 1. CARMINATIVES Drugs used as carminatives Sodium bicarbonate : 0.6-1.5 g Peppermint oil : 0.06-0.1 ml Tincture cardamom : 1-2 ml Oil of Dil : 0.06- 0.2 ml Tincture Ginger : 0.6-1 ml USES Flatulent dyspepsia To prevent regurgitation of milk in infants.
  2. 2. DIGESTANTS AND ENZYMES Hydrochloric acid Use- achlorhydria Pepsin Use- gastric achylia Pancreatin Source-pig pancreas Contain- amylase, trypsin and lipase Use- chronic pancreatitis exocrine pancreatic deficiency
  3. 3. Diastase and Takadiastase Use- Pancreatic insufficiency Papain Source- papaya They are only beneficial when their elaboration in g.i.t is deficient.
  4. 4. MUCOLYTICS <ul><li>Agents which dissolve or destroy the mucous. </li></ul><ul><li>Break the disulphide bonds in mucoprotein complexes </li></ul><ul><li>DRUGS </li></ul><ul><li>Bromhexine </li></ul><ul><li>Ambroxol </li></ul><ul><li>Acetylcysteine </li></ul><ul><li>Carbocisteine </li></ul>

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