H2 antagonist

What is H2 antagonist?

Histamine 2 antagonist blocks the action of histamine H2 receptors on parietal cells in the stomach, decreasing the production of acid by these cells.

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Dear Dr. Klerida,

I have asked questions to you concerning GERD before. I am tapering from using 8 weeks of PPIs and have tried ranitidine and will...

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Fundoplication as last treatment for GERD...

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Happy to have your news. I'm also happy that your...

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Hello....I am a female 33 years old.....I have hyperacidity trouble....I take Antacids available in market....like Omez d,aciloc.rantac,histac...

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The drugs used to decrease the gastric acidity- H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors- do reduce the gastric...

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Hi, I have a resident who has suddenly developed high liver enzymes, rash with almost a blood blister appearance. She has been on ranitidine for...

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I read your message carefully and I understood your problem.

I see your resident has developed high liver enzymes and rash quite sudden.

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