HyperDic: histamine_blocker

English > 1 sense of the expression histamine blocker:
NOUNartifacthistamine blockera medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux
English > histamine blocker: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Narrowercimetidine, TagametA drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
famotidine, PepcidA histamine blocker (trade name Pepcid) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
ranitidine, ZantacA histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict