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Synonyms for antagonist

Synonyms for antagonist

one that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate

Synonyms for antagonist

a muscle that relaxes while another contracts

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a drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug

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In conclusion, the results of the present study demonstrated that H2 receptor antagonist ranitidine in the cerebellar vermis impaired emotional memory consolidation in mice reexposed to the EPM.
These patients had failed previous treatment with H2 receptor antagonists and prokinetic agents (e.g., metoclopramide, cisapride).
The competition to find important AEs of PPIs started with a study from the United Kingdom that concluded that increased duration of PPI therapy was linked to increased risk of hip fracture compared to H2 receptor antagonists (OR 1.82) (8).
H2 receptor antagonists are still the first line of therapy in treating gastro esophageal reflux diseases as well as other ulcers of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
[9] The first thing to do as a treatment is to stop the doxycycline treatment [10] Proton pump inhibitors and H2 receptor antagonists can prevent the increase of the severity of oesophageal ulcer caused by exposure to the acidic gastric content secondary to gastroesophageal reflux by reducing the acid secretion.
The newly discovered H2 receptor antagonists worked better.
Acid-suppressing medications, including Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and H2 receptor antagonists (H2RA), are among the most commonly used medications in developed countries.
in 2012, and countless millions of over-the-counter purchases of the proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and H2 receptor antagonists (H2RA), about 60 to 70 percent are consumed needlessly, according to Dr.
The authors report on seven randomised controlled trials comparing H2 receptor antagonists to proton pump inhibitors, but in fact a recent meta-analysis to be published by Alhazzani et al (2) and our own recently published work (3) both suggest the literature includes many more valid randomised controlled trials (14 and 13 respectively, including up to ten fully published trials with the remainder in abstracts, providing sufficient information for inclusion in meta-analysis).