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October 18, 1941


JAMA. 1941;117(16):1336-1339. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820420028009

PANEL DISCUSSION AT CLEVELAND SESSION  Dr. Sara M. Jordan, Boston, Chairman: This panel discussion has for its purpose the stimulation of interest in the practical use of drugs in the gastrointestinal tract.

CENTRALLY ACTING DRUGS  A number of questions have been received from the floor. First, is the use of morphine indicated in hemorrhage from gastric and duodenal ulcer?Dr. Donald H. Slaughter, Dallas, Texas: It would seem that morphine is not contraindicated in duodenal hemorrhage and probably is indicated. In gastric hemorrhage it is probably contraindicated.Dr. Jordan: Dr. Gold, are there any substitutes for atropine as a gastrointestinal antispasmodic that are of value?Dr. Harry Gold, New York: Several substitutes have recently received attention. One is novatropine, which is a compound closely related to homatropine. In animal experiments it was found to possess considerable peripheral effect or action with relatively

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