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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.

Year introduced: 1984(1978)

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Tree Number(s): D02.078.370.200, D03.383.129.308.130

MeSH Unique ID: D002927

Registry Number: 80061L1WGD

Entry Terms:

  • N-Cyano-N'-methyl-N''-(2-(((5-methyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl)methyl)thio)ethyl)guanidine
  • Biomet
  • Biomet400
  • Cimetidine Hydrochloride
  • Hydrochloride, Cimetidine
  • Cimetidine HCl
  • HCl, Cimetidine
  • Histodil
  • SK and F-92334
  • SK and F 92334
  • SK and F92334
  • SKF-92334
  • SKF 92334
  • SKF92334
  • Tagamet
  • Altramet
  • Eureceptor

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