H2-receptor

H2-receptor

see histamine receptor.
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H2-receptor blockers such as ranitidine also inhibit acid production but should be taken after meals.
Of these 26,000 adults, 12 percent received a proton pump inhibitor with or without an H2-receptor antagonist for at least two years; 4.
Preclinical studies have shown that the new drug covalently binds to proton pump, thus providing substantially stronger and longer inhibitory effects when compared to other PPI drugs, traditional H2-receptor antagonists and antacids currently available in the market.
These include hyperalimentation, corticosteroids, H2-receptor antagonists, antibiotics, acid suppression, Cromolyn Sodium, anabolic steroids, surgery, and combinations of these therapies (7).
PPIs have alleviated the long since forgotten clinical challenge of antacid-resistant and H2-receptor agonist-resistant gastroesophageal reflux disease or dyspepsia.
Published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the study showed that patients who were given prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) tended to be more satisfied than those given H2-receptor antagonists.
It also protects against ulcers, reducing total gastric juice volume as H2-receptor antagonists (e.
The use of H2-receptor antagonists for Meckel diverticulum was reported to enhance the sensitivity of the isotope scan.
467, 2005) warns against using histamine H2-receptor antagonists (for example, Zantac) when taking the HIV protease inhibitor Lexiva.
Another kind of medicine to reduce stomach acidity, H2-receptor antagonists (such as Zantac, Tagamet, etc.