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H2 antagonist

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noun \-ˈtü-\

Medical Definition of H2 antagonist

  1. :  a drug (as cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine, or ranitidine) that reduces or inhibits the secretion of gastric acid by binding competitively with histamine to H2 receptors on cell membranes



Variants of h2 antagonist

or

H2 receptor antagonist

also

H2 blocker


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