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Cimetidine

"Cimetidine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A histamine congener, it competitively inhibits HISTAMINE binding to HISTAMINE H2 RECEPTORS. Cimetidine has a range of pharmacological actions. It inhibits GASTRIC ACID secretion, as well as PEPSIN and GASTRINS output. It also blocks the activity of CYTOCHROME P-450 which might explain proposals for use in NEOADJUVANT THERAPY.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cimetidine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cimetidine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1989
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