Medical Dictionary

famotidine

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noun fa·mo·ti·dine \fə-ˈmōt-ə-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of famotidine

  1. :  an H2 antagonist C8H15N7O2S3 used to inhibit gastric acid secretion especially in the short-term treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease and in the treatment of disorders (as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) involving gastric acid hypersecretion—see pepcid


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