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LP16078-5CimetidineActive

Descriptions

LP16078-5   Cimetidine
Cimetidine is a histamine H2 -receptor antagonist that inhibits the production of acid in the stomach. It is largely used in the treatment of heartburn and peptic ulcers. It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under the trade name Tagamet ® (sometimes Tagamet HB ® or Tagamet HB200 ®). Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Cimetidine (Wikipedia)

LP16078-5   Cimetidine
A histamine congener, it competitively inhibits histamine binding to H2 receptors. Cimetidine has a range of pharmacological actions. It inhibits gastric acid secretion, as well as pepsin and gastrin output. It also blocks the activity of cytochrome P-450. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Basic Part Properties

Name
Cimetidine
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Cimetidine

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
西咪替丁
Synonyms: C10H16N6S;泰胃美;甲氰咪胺;甲腈咪胍;甲腈咪胺;西米替丁
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
cimetidine
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Tsimetidiin
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Cimétidine
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Cimétidine
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Cimetidina
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Циметидин
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Cimetidina
Synonyms: Tagamet ®
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Simetidin