"Histamine H2 Antagonists" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Drugs that selectively bind to but do not activate histamine H2 receptors, thereby blocking the actions of histamine. Their clinically most important action is the inhibition of acid secretion in the treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers. Smooth muscle may also be affected. Some drugs in this class have strong effects in the central nervous system, but these actions are not well understood.
|Histamine H2 Antagonists
- Histamine H2 Antagonists
- Receptor Blockaders, H2
- Blockaders, Histamine H2 Receptor
- Histamine H2 Receptor Blockaders
- Histamine H2 Blockers
- Blockers, Histamine H2
- H2 Blockers, Histamine
- Receptor Antagonists, Histamine H2
- Histamine H2 Receptor Antagonists
- Antagonists, Histamine H2
- H2 Antagonists, Histamine
- H2 Receptor Blockaders
- Blockaders, H2 Receptor
- Antihistaminics, H2
- H2 Antihistaminics
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