"Cimetidine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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 GASTRIN output.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cimetidine" by people in Profiles.
Comparative effects of H2-receptor antagonists on subjective and objective assessments of sleep. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 1994 Apr; 8(2):203-7.
Nephrotoxic effects of platinum cytostatics--preventative effects of nifedipine and cimetidine. Sb Lek. 1994; 95(3):173-83.