Pepcid


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Related to Pepcid: Zantac, Pepcid ac
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Noun1.Pepcid - a histamine blocker (trade name Pepcid) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
histamine blocker - a medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2
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That's why Allen has teamed up with the PEPCID brand and its Tastemakers program to enable foodies in their pursuit of great tastes.
People who took histamine 2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) like Tagamet, Zantac, Pepcid, and Axid for at least two years had a 25 percent higher risk of B-12 deficiency than those who didn't take H2RAs.
The plant produces medicines for heartburn like Pepcid and Mylanta.
Pepcid for oral suspension had annual sales of about $29 million for the 12 months ended in March 2010, Lupin said.
Many commonly used OTC medicines such as the Equate-brand versions of popular drugs like Zantac, Pepcid and Claritin are priced at $4.
They are more potent than other medications such as Zantac or Pepcid that suppress acid production through a different biological mechanism.
Alka-Seltzer, Maalox, Tums, and Rolaids can interfere with the stomach's absorption of Agenerase, Crixivan, Rescriptor, and Reyataz, while Axid, Pepcid, Tagamet, and Zantac should be entirely avoided by those taking Crixivan, Rescriptor, and Reyataz.
Now that we've progressed from the Pepsi generation to the Pepcid generation, that juggernaut of cool and affordable fashion GAP is tailoring a store just for us.
Acid-breakthrough symptoms in patients on PPI therapy can be treated with the over-the-counter preparation Pepcid Complete, which is famoti-dine 10 mg in combination with an antacid.
In most cases Rennie or Bisodol will do the trick, but if you want the best then ask your pharmacist for cimetidine, ranitidine or famotidine (Tagamet 100, Zantac 75 and Pepcid AC).
To a Florida woman taking Pepcid and Reglan the past two years for gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), who asked how long she might have to take the medicine: Many patients with chronic heartburn need to be on medication indefinitely.