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Chemical Histamine H2 Antagonists

Name Histamine H2 Antagonists
Equivalent Terms Antagonists, Histamine H2 | Antihistaminics, H2 | Blockaders, H2 Receptor | Blockaders, Histamine H2 Receptor | Blockers, Histamine H2 | H2 Antagonists, Histamine | H2 Antihistaminics | H2 Blockers, Histamine | H2 Receptor Blockaders | Histamine H2 Blockers | Histamine H2 Receptor Antagonists | Histamine H2 Receptor Blockaders | Receptor Antagonists, Histamine H2 | Receptor Blockaders, H2
Definition 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.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D006635
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