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Cimetidine: A drug usually used to treat stomach ulcers and heartburn. It is also commonly used in a regimen to prevent allergic reactions.
Source: National Institute of Health
Cimetidine: a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
Source: WordNet 2.1
Cimetidine: A histamine H(2)-receptor antagonist. Enhancing anti-tumor cell-mediated responses, cimetidine blocks histamine's ability to stimulate suppressor T lymphocyte activity and to inhibit natural killer (NK) cell activity and interleukin-2 production. Cimetidine also may inhibit tumor growth by suppressing histamine's growth-factor activity and blocking histamine-induced stimulation of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a pro-angiogenic growth factor. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database
Cimetidine : histamine congener; competitively inhibits histamine binding to H2 receptors, inhibits gastric acid secretion, pepsin, and gastrin output, and blocks the activity of cytochrome P-450.
Count: Cimetidine is listed as a: treatment for 4 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.
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