cimetidine(redirected from Novocimetine)
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A histamine receptor antagonist, C10H16N6S, that inhibits acid secretion in the stomach and is used to treat duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
(Pharmacology) a drug used to suppress the formation of acid by the stomach and so to encourage the healing of gastric and duodenal ulcers. Formula: C10H16-N6S
a substance, C10H16N6S, used for inhibiting gastric secretion in the treatment of duodenal ulcers.
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|Noun||1.||cimetidine - a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid|
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