Medication-associated gastrointestinal tract injury

Michael Vieth, Elizabeth Montgomery

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Medication-associated gastrointestinal (GI) tract injury has been known for centuries for some medications. The more recently introduced biologicals are a class of drugs that constantly increases, and as such, the spectrum of GI tract side effects is steadily growing. This review covers not only long-known GI tract side effects of drugs but also those more recently described. A comprehensive but concise list of medications used in daily practice and associated with GI tract injury is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-266
Number of pages22
JournalVirchows Archiv
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017


  • Biologicals
  • Gastrointestinal (GI)
  • Generic and trade names
  • Injury
  • Medication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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