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Which of the following medications is a proton pump inhibitor?
A Proventil
B Proscar
C Protonix
C Protonix
A full stomach has what effect on the sphincter of the lower esophagus?
A relaxes it
B erodes it
C tightens it
A relaxes it
Which type of food is known to produce or aggravate symptoms of GERD?
A baked food
B fried food
C spicy food
B fried food
In what year was Enteryx, an implantable device to treat GERD, approved?
A 2002
B 2001
C 2003
C 2003
In an upper gastrointestinal series, patients drink what liquid?
A barium
B water
C milk
A barium
In an esophagogastroduodenoscopy, where is a lighted tube inserted?
A nose
B mouth
C rectum
B mouth
What synthetic compound works to prevent acid from refluxing into the esophagus?
A Polymeria
B Polymerase
C Polymer
C Polymer
H2 blockers are also known as:
A histamine 2 receivers
B histamine 2 receptors
C histidine 2 receptors
B histamine 2 receptors
Gastroesophageal reflux disease affects approximately how many people worldwide?
A 420,000
B 420 billion
C 420 million
C 420 million
The generic form of Pepcid is:
A ranitidine
B famotidine
C cimetidine
B famotidine