famotidine

Drug that blocks histamine H2 receptors and is used for treatment of gastric ulcers. A Yamanouchi drug.

Famotidine

Famotidine (INN) n is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is commonly marketed by Johnson & Johnson/Merck under the trade names Pepcidine and Pepcid and by Astellas under the trade name Ga...
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famotidine

(fam-o´tĭ-dīn) an antagonist of histamine H2 receptors, inhibiting the action of histamine at cell surface receptors in the wall of the stomach and reducing basal gastric acid secretion and secretion stimulated by food, histamine, gastrin, caffeine, and insulin. It is administered orally for short-term treatme...
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famotidine

(from the article `digestive system disease`) Surgery for chronic ulceration is used less frequently since the introduction of drugs that stop the secretion of stomach acid. Histamine-receptor ...
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famotidine

[n] - a histamine blocker (trade name Pepcid) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
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famotidine

<chemical> 3-(((2-((aminoiminomethyl)amino)-4-thiazolyl)methyl)thio)-n-(aminosulfonyl)propanimidamide. A competitive histamine h2-receptor antagonist. Its main pharmacodynamic effect is the inhibition of gastric secretion. The drug does not affect cardiovascular, renal, endocrine, pancreatic exocrine, or gastrointestinal motility functions. N...
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famotidine

Pepcid noun a histamine blocker (trade name Pepcid) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
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