H2-receptor

H2-receptor

see histamine receptor.
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It can be prevented by slowing the infusion rate or pre-treatment with an H1- or H2-receptor antagonist.
People who take proton pump inhibitors for stomach acid reflux run a greater risk of chronic kidney disease than those who take H2-receptor antagonists for the same complaint, a new study published in Gastroenterology reports.
That might be an H2-receptor antagonist (H2 blocker) such as cimetidine (Tagamet), ranitidine (Zantac), or famotidine (Pepcid), or an antacid like Turns.
Deal with it: Changing diet and medications, such as antacids, PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) and H2-receptor antagonists (H2RAs) can help.
25) Co-prescription of a gastroprotective agent, primarily an H2-receptor antagonist (H2RA), with an NSAID prescription occurred in only 14% of the patients.
H2-receptor blockers such as ranitidine also inhibit acid production but should be taken after meals.
Zantac, meanwhile, is based on ranitidine HCl, a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production.
A survey of all the Level I trauma centers in the United States by Barletta et Al (9) revealed that H2-receptor blockers were the preferred agents.
H2 blockers (also called H2-receptor antagonists) are used to relieve the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or stomach ulcer, and are available as over-the-counter and prescription medications.
Both are histamine h2-receptor antagonists, which are indicated to inhibit stomach acid production.
These include hyperalimentation, corticosteroids, H2-receptor antagonists, antibiotics, acid suppression, Cromolyn Sodium, anabolic steroids, surgery, and combinations of these therapies (7).