Taking a Look at the Digestive System

911 Words Feb 21st, 2018 4 Pages
The food then passes through, what is called the Gastrointestinal Tract (GI Tract). The GI Tract’s job mainly is to digest the food taken in, consume the nutrients and get rid of waste. This process is an impactful part of the immune system, which plays an important role with helping fluid not to enter the blood stream that’s due to a sore or inflamed tissue. Gastrointestinal Agents which are also known GI Agents are basically a combination of diseases and/or disorders that attacks part of the body such as the anus, liver, pancreas, bilary tract and the mouth. These agents are a part of many sub-classes of drugs such as H2 Antagonist; Laxatives; Antidiarrheal; GI Stimulants; Anticholinergic/Antispasmodics and also PPI’S (Proton Pump Inhibitors). The class of H2 Antagonist drugs which are also known as H-2 Blockers, are used to treat gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, GERD, or stomach bleeding.H2 Blockers works to the effect of decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach. These conditions may cause pancreatic problems which is damage caused by certain medications or even…