Pharmacology MCQs- 219

A 62-year-old woman with a history of type 2 diabetes complains of nausea and bloating for the last three months. Gastric emptying studies confirm the diagnosis of diabetic gastroparesis.

What is the first line therapy for this patient?





E-Sodium bicarbonate


Diabetic gastroparesis is characterized by delayed stomach emptying which leads to nausea and bloating following meals. A prokinetic (promotility) drug such as metoclopramide helps in emptying of the stomach and improving her symptoms. Other choices have no role in esophageal or gastric motility.

The correct answer is B

4 thoughts on “Pharmacology MCQs- 219”

  1. metoclopramide

  2. Thank you Dr Solomon

  3. Metochloropromide

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