Gastrointestinal

Side Effects of Aluminum Hydroxide Usage

Background Information: Aluminum Hydroxide an active ingredient of antacids like Gaviscon. Mnemonic: “Antacid SHOP” S – Seizure H – Hypophosphatemia O – Osteodystrophy P – Proximal Muscle Weakness Mnemonic Aid: Imagine an antacid SHOP filled with people having seizure & proximal muscle weakness, hippo, and ostrich. Quizlet Flash Cards: https://quizlet.com/143098112/qs-36-second-usmle-mnemonic-video-series-flash-cards/ Back to School Special Group […]

3 Auto-Antibodies Associated with Celiac Disease

Background Information: HLA-DQ2/DQ8 subtype is associated with the Celiac Disease. Mnemonic: “GET tested for gluten sensitivity!” G – Anti-Gliadin E – Anti-Endomysial T – Anti-Tissue Transglutaminase Quizlet Flash Cards: https://quizlet.com/143098112/qs-36-second-usmle-mnemonic-video-series-flash-cards/ Back to School Special Group Buy for Picmonic: http://www.picmonic.com/referrals/4EGX0XWP6S6ALGR16 * Picmonic really helped me to push through basic sciences and saved me lots of time. […]

Triple Therapy for Helicobacter pylori Infection

Background Information: PPTs inhibit the H-K-ATPase (Proton Pump) to prevent the secretion of HCl into the stomach. Mnemonic: “Helicopter ClAP” Helicopter – H. pylori Cl – Clarithromycin A – Amoxicillin (or Metronidazole) P – Proton-Pump Inhibitor Mnemonic Aid: Check out this World’s fastest clapper! Quizlet Flash Cards: https://quizlet.com/143098112/qs-36-second-usmle-mnemonic-video-series-flash-cards/ Back to School Special Group Buy for […]