Clarify Orders Written Just as "GI Cocktail"

Your hospital will evaluate whether "GI cocktails" are worth the money...now that Donnatal elixir runs over $800 per pint.

These mixtures may be called "pink ladies" or "green dragons"...depending on the colors of their ingredients.

GI cocktails are sometimes used for stomach upset...or to try to distinguish acid reflux from chest pain in the emergency department.

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