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be·ta·zole hy·dro·chlor·ide

(bā'tă-zōl hī'drō-klōr'īd),
An analogue of histamine that stimulates gastric secretion by an action on H2 receptors with less tendency to produce the side effects seen with histamine; used, in place of histamine, to measure the gastric secretory response.
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betazole hydrochloride

(bā′tă-zōl)
An isomer of histamine used intramuscularly to stimulate gastric secretion. It is contraindicated in those with atopic allergy.
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This competitive inhibition results in reduced basal and nocturnal gastric acid secretion and a reduction in gastric volume, acidity, and amount of gastric acid released in response to stimuli including food, caffeine, insulin, betazole, or pentagastrin.
Gastric stimulation with histamine, its analog (betazole, histalog), or a synthetic gastrin (pentagastrin)--currently the stimulus of choice--may be administered subcutaneously, intramuscularly, or by intravenous infusion.