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Descriptor English: Gastrointestinal Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Fármacos Gastrointestinales
Descriptor Portuguese: Fármacos Gastrointestinais
Descriptor French: Agents gastro-intestinaux
Entry term(s): Agents, Gastric
Agents, Gastrointestinal
Digestants
Drugs, Gastric
Drugs, Gastrointestinal
Gastric Agents
Gastric Drugs
Gastrointestinal Drugs
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.483
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005765
Scope note: Drugs used for their effects on the gastrointestinal system, as to control gastric acidity, regulate gastrointestinal motility and water flow, and improve digestion.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 67; DIGESTANTS was heading 1967-86
Online Note: use GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS to search DIGESTANTS 1967-86
History Note: 67; DIGESTANTS was heading 1967-86
DeCS ID: 19405
Unique ID: D005765
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Gastrointestinal Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0009027
Scope note Drugs used for their effects on the gastrointestinal system, as to control gastric acidity, regulate gastrointestinal motility and water flow, and improve digestion.
Preferred term Gastrointestinal Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Gastrointestinal
Drugs, Gastrointestinal
Gastrointestinal Drugs
Gastric Agents - Narrower
Concept UI M0009028
Preferred term Gastric Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Gastric
Drugs, Gastric
Gastric Drugs
Digestants - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0009026
Preferred term Digestants



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