ranitidine(redirected from Acid Reducer)
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A histamine receptor antagonist, C13H22N4O3that inhibits gastric acid secretion and is used primarily to treat duodenal ulcers, gastric ulcers, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
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|Noun||1.||ranitidine - a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) 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