Tagamet


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Tag·a·met

 (tăg′ə-mĕt′)
A trademark for the drug cimetidine.
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Noun1.Tagamet - 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
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Well-known brands include Anacin, Luden's, Tagamet, Goody's powder, Spic and Span, and Comet.
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).
The company had a strong presence in antacids and H2 blockers thanks to the popularity of Eno and Tagamet.
The gastrointestinal brands Tagamet, Beano and Gaviscon and the fiber supplement Fiber Choice were among the 17 brands that Prestige acquired in the $660 million deal with GSK in late December.
will pay British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC $660 million cash for a group of over-the-counter pharmaceutical brands including Beano and Tagamet, according to reports
You've probably heard of Tagamet, as most doctors use it to treat heartburn.
Prestige said the transactions will be the largest in the company's history and will provide Prestige Brands Holdings Inc with brands including: the BC, Goody's and Ecotrin brands of pain relievers; Beano, Gaviscon, Phazyme, Tagamet and Fiber Choice GI brands; and the Sominex sleep aid brand.
When a scientific report revealed that a serious side effect from the use of Tagamet could occur, the makers of Zantac emphasized that their drug was never implicated in breast enlargement in the male or a reduction in sex drive.
This physician finally prescribed periactin for the itching, tagamet as a H2 histamine inhibitor, and Zoloft for my depression.
Among the drugs affected were Avandia, Bactroban, Coreg, Paxil and Tagamet.
Proton pump inhibitors include Prevacid and histamine-2 receptor antagonists, or H2RAs, such as Zantac and Tagamet.
Non-PPI heartburn drugs that include Zantac, Pepcid, Axid and Tagamet didn't have this effect in previous research and showed little correlation in this one.