Apr 6, 2014
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One of the H2 RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS used to heal gastric ulcers (see STOMACH, DISEASES OF) and DUODENAL ULCER. The drug works by blocking H2 receptors and so cutting the output of gastric acid. It is taken orally; side-effects may include dizziness, changed bowel habit, fatigue, rashes, confusion, reversible liver damage and headache.

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