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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This class includes Tagamet HB (cimetidine), Pepcid (famotidine) and Zantac (ranitidine).
H2RAs: The H2RAs include Cimetidine (Tagamet), ranitidine (Zantac), and famotidine (Pepcid).
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).
That might be an H2-receptor antagonist (H2 blocker) such as cimetidine (Tagamet), ranitidine (Zantac), or famotidine (Pepcid), or an antacid like Turns.
receptor antagonists, or H2 blockers, which include the medications Pepcid, Zantac, Axid and Tagamet. Additional research is needed to determine whether the negative cognitive effects linked to antacid use in older adults is a direct result of these medications, or is related to other issues, such as excess body weight or diet.
Up to now, he's recommended that patients use PPIs to treat acid reflux and steer clear of H2 blockers like cimetidine (Tagamet), famotidine (Pepcid) and ranitidine (Zantac).
The company had a strong presence in antacids and H2 blockers thanks to the popularity of Eno and Tagamet. Thai Pharmed and the Government Pharmaceutical Organization ranked as the second and third leading players, each accounting for a retail value share of 7%.
* The maximum recommended dose of citalopram is 20 mg per day for patients who have hepatic impairment, are older than age 60, are CYP 2C19 poor metabolizers, or are taking cimetidine (Tagamet) or another CYP2C19 inhibitor.
* The maximum recommended dose of citalopram is 20 mg per day for patients who have hepatic impairment, are older than age 60, are CYP 2C 19 poor metabolizers, or are taking cimetidine (Tagamet) or another CYP2C 19 inhibitor.
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.