famotidine

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

Medical Definition of famotidine

: 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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