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H2 antagonists

Other names: H2 blockers, histamine-2 receptor antagonists

What are H2 antagonists?

H2 antagonists block histamine-induced gastric acid secretion from the parietal cells of the gastric mucosa (lining of the stomach).

H2 antagonists are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastrointestinal ulcers and other gastrointestinal hypersecretory conditions.

List of H2 antagonists:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Axid AR (Pro)
Generic name: nizatidine
3 reviews
10
Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviews
10
Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets
Generic name: famotidine
3 reviews
9.5
Tagamet HB
Generic name: cimetidine
1 review
8.5
Zantac (Pro)
Generic name: ranitidine
32 reviews
8.1
Axid (Pro)
Generic name: nizatidine
2 reviews
8.0
Zantac 150
Generic name: ranitidine
45 reviews
7.6
Pepcid (Pro)
Generic name: famotidine
9 reviews
6.5
Pepcid Complete
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
1 review
6.0
Pepcid AC
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviews
5.0
Acid Controller Complete
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Controller Complete Dual Action
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Controller Maximum Strength
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Controller Original Strength
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Reducer
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Reducer Maximum Strength
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Reducer Non-Prescription Strength
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Reducer Original Strength
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Reducer Plus Antacid
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Acid Relief
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Axid Oral Solution
Generic name: nizatidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Axid Pulvules
Generic name: nizatidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Careone Acid Reducer
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Deprizine
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Dual Action Complete (Pro)
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Duo Fusion
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Equaline Acid Reducer
Generic name: cimetidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Equaline Heartburn Relief
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Fluxid
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Heartburn Relief
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Heartburn Relief Maximum Strength
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Leader Heartburn Relief
Generic name: cimetidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Pepcid Oral Suspension (Pro)
Generic name: famotidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Sunmark Acid Reducer Maximum Strength
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Zantac Injection
Generic name: ranitidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
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