ATC Group: A02BA01 Cimetidine

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Cimetidine

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Cimetidine is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist which rapidly inhibits both basal and stimulated gastric secretion of acid and reduces pepsin output. It is a reversible, competitive antagonist, and is used as an anti-ulcer drug.