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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 Avg. Rating Reviews
Zantac (Pro)
Generic name: ranitidine
7.8
82 reviews
Pepcid (Pro)
Generic name: famotidine
6.5
9 reviews
Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets
Generic name: famotidine
9.5
3 reviews
Axid AR (Pro)
Generic name: nizatidine
10
3 reviews
Tagamet HB
Generic name: cimetidine
9.0
2 reviews
Axid (Pro)
Generic name: nizatidine
8.0
2 reviews
Pepcid Complete
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
6.0
1 review
Sunmark Acid Reducer Maximum Strength
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Pepcid Oral Suspension (Pro)
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Pepcid AC
Generic name: famotidine
5.0
No reviews
Leader Heartburn Relief
Generic name: cimetidine
No reviews
Heartburn Relief Maximum Strength
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Heartburn Relief
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Fluxid
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Equaline Heartburn Relief
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Equaline Acid Reducer
Generic name: cimetidine
No reviews
Duo Fusion
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
No reviews
Dual Action Complete (Pro)
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
No reviews
Deprizine
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Careone Acid Reducer
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength
Generic name: ranitidine
10
No reviews
Axid Pulvules
Generic name: nizatidine
No reviews
Axid Oral Solution
Generic name: nizatidine
No reviews
Acid Relief
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Acid Reducer Plus Antacid
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
No reviews
Acid Reducer Original Strength
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Acid Reducer Non-Prescription Strength
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Acid Reducer Maximum Strength
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Acid Reducer
Generic name: ranitidine
No reviews
Acid Controller Original Strength
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Acid Controller Maximum Strength
Generic name: famotidine
No reviews
Acid Controller Complete Dual Action
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
No reviews
Acid Controller Complete
Generic name: calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide
10
No reviews
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