American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drug, C10H16N6S, that inhibits acid secretion in the stomach and is used to treat gastrointestinal disorders, such as peptic ulcers.
- n. A histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits the production of acid in the stomach, mainly used to treat heartburn and peptic ulcers, but notorious for causing male impotence.
- n. a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
- Alteration of cy(ano-) + met(hyl) + (guan)idine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“However, a different type of acid-reducing drug called cimetidine (Tagamet, Tagamet HB, and generics) also inhibits the CYP 2C19 enzyme and should not be taken with Plavix.”
“However, a different type of acid-reducing drug called cimetidine Tagamet, Tagamet HB, and generics also inhibits the CYP 2C19 enzyme and should not be taken with Plavix.”
“Your first and best bet is to try an inexpensive over-the-counter antacid like Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids, Tums, or acid-reducing drugs called H2 blockers, such as cimetidine (Tagamet HB), famotidine (Pepcid AC), nizatidine (Axid AR), and ranitidine (Zantac 75, Zantac 150).”
“Because foals which are sick are prone to gastric ulceration, drugs that help suppress gastric secretions also are used, such as cimetidine or famotidine.”
“Another hit suggested that cimetidine, an ulcer drug, might be effective in lung cancer.”
“They include cimetidine (Tagamet HB), famotidine (Pepcid AC), and ranitidine (Zantac 75).”
“Many prescription drugs can interfere with sperm development, most commonly cimetidine (Tagamet), sulfasalazine (Azulfidine), and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid).”
“The ulcer drug cimetidine Tagamet can increase estrogen levels and depress normal sperm formation.”
“ And antacids, such as Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids and Tums or acid-reducing drugs, such as cimetidine (Tagamet), famotidine (Pepcid), nizatidine (Axid), and ranitidine (Zantac) can also provide relief.”
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