Tagamet


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Synonyms for Tagamet

a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid

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The study's key finding noted that Tagamet has been known to interfere with the body's ability to process the sex hormone estrogen.
I continued to use moisturizing creams and lotions, Opticrom eye drops, OTC eye drops, hydrocortisone creams, Periactin, Tagamet and antihistamines, and of course ZOLOFT
The marketer responsible for this claim is GlaxcoSmithKline, best known for Tums, Tagamet, and toothpastes.
The 1993 advance pricing agreement (APA) agreed to by the IRS and SmithKline Beecham governed intra-group sales of the drugs Tagamet and Dyazide.
Some oral medications (including Tagamet and Griseofulvin) can help eradicate even extensive or large warts, though these prescriptions have not been FDA approved for this purpose.
Alka-Seltzer, Maalox, Tums, and Rolaids can interfere with the stomach's absorption of Agenerase, Crixivan, Rescriptor, and Reyataz, while Axid, Pepcid, Tagamet, and Zantac should be entirely avoided by those taking Crixivan, Rescriptor, and Reyataz.
Tagamet can cause an increase in some liver enzymes, especially if taken in large amounts for a long period of time.
Another kind of medicine to reduce stomach acidity, H2-receptor antagonists (such as Zantac, Tagamet, etc.
The story of stomach-acid-blocking drugs such as Tagamet and Zantac illustrates how drugs save money by keeping patients out of the hospital.
Falcons coach Dan Reeves gives up on Zocor, switches to Tagamet.
Michael Gorback recalls that several years ago, when he was on the faculty of Duke Medical School, Smith Kline asked him to do a presentation on an antacid they were marketing called Tagamet.
Brand-name prescription drugs offered by pharmaceutical companies are often many times the price of generic treatments - generic ulcer drug cimetidine cost pounds 5 before it was made unavailable, but SmithKline Beecham's brand equivalent, Tagamet, costs the NHS pounds 22.
Over-the-counter products such as Zantac and Tagamet have been used on ulcerated horses in recent years.
After all, Tagamet had been the first of the new H2 blockers; in fact its developer won a Nobel prize in medicine for his work.