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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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In a new study, researchers tracked roughly 350,000 veterans who were prescribed PPIs or H2 blockers (milder drugs like Tagamet and Pepcid, which also lower stomach acid).
A H2 blockers--which include famotidine (Pepcid[R], Pepcid AC[R]), cimetidine (Tagamet[R]), and ranitidine (Zantac[R])--inhibit the action of histamine2, a naturally occurring chemical that signals cells in the lining of the stomach to produce acid.
The PEPCID Tastemakers campaign started in 2014 to give the heartburn medication a right to play in niche foodie culture.
Researchers compared fracture rates among women between ages 40 and 64 who were taking SSRIs for menopause symptoms and women who were taking medications for heartburn or indigestion (H2 blockers such as Zantac and Pepcid, or proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec, Prevacid, and Nexium).
Merck's rights to the Pepcid brand outside the US and Canada are not affected by this transaction.
The transaction does not involve Mercka[euro](tm)s rights to the Pepcid brand outside the US and Canada.
The transaction does not include Merck's rights to the Pepcid brand outside the USA and Canada.
If you can't control GERD through diet, your doctor may recommend medications, such as Pepcid, Zantac, Prilosec, or Aciphex, but be aware that there are interactions and side effects with these drugs.
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.
The ObGyn diagnosed an upper respiratory infection, prescribed Reglan, Pepcid, and Tussin, and asked her to return in 3 weeks.