Famotidine meaning

fə-mōtĭ-dēn
A histamine antagonist, C8 H15 N7 O2 S3 , that inhibits the secretion of gastric acid and is used to treat duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
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A histamine antagonist, C8 H15 N7 O2 S3 , that inhibits the secretion of gastric acid and is used to treat duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
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Origin of famotidine

  • (sul)famo(yl) the radical SO2NH2 (sulf–) (am(ide)) (–yl) -tidine histamine receptor antagonist suff. ranitidine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition