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Gastric acid control, Amylase activity and Proton Pump Inhibitors

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: GALEA, Charlene (Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Msida, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Azzopardi, L.M. (Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Msida, Malta)
    Serracino-Inglott, A. (Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Msida, Malta)
    Laferla, G. (Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Msida, Malta)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) block the H+/K+-ATPase enzyme, increasing gastric pH allowing amylase activity. The objective was to correlate any relevant patient and drug history with α-pancreatic and total amylase activity in gastric juice samples. Method: The Reflotron was used to analyze pancreatic, salivary and total..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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