Digestive system

Alimentary system

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The Digestive system category of medicines is also known as alimentary system, gastrointestinal system medicines and GI problems, medicines for.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

Related information - digestive system


For health professionals (CPD activity)
30 Jun 2015 This Clinical e-Audit is designed for GPs and helps identify which patients on long-term proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy could benefit from a step-down approach.
For health professionals (Condition)
30 Mar 2015 Patients with GORD can self-manage symptoms and reduce their reliance on anti-reflux medicines. This pad will help you remind patients of the things they can do.
30 Mar 2015 Heartburn and reflux medicines include proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), histamine H2 receptor antagonists and antacids. Find out more about treatment of acid reflux.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
16 Mar 2015 Use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for heartburn and reflux has increased dramatically in the last two decades. Lifestyle measures and regular review of patients can help reduce PPI use.

Subcategories of digestive system