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Descriptor English: Famotidine
Descriptor Spanish: Famotidina
Descriptor Portuguese: Famotidina
Descriptor French: Famotidine
Entry term(s): Famotidine Hydrochloride
MK 208
MK-208
MK208
Pepcid
YM 11170
YM-11170
YM11170
Tree number(s): D02.886.675.215
D03.383.129.708.215
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015738
Scope note: A competitive histamine H2-receptor antagonist. Its main pharmacodynamic effect is the inhibition of gastric secretion.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Ulcer Agents
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Registry Number: 5QZO15J2Z8
CAS Type 1 Name: Propanimidamide, 3-(((2-((aminoiminomethyl)amino)-4-thiazolyl)methyl)thio)-N-(aminosulfonyl)-
Previous Indexing: Anti-Ulcer Agents (1977-1989)
Histamine H2 Receptor Blockaders (1977-1989)
Thiazoles (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24649
Unique ID: D015738
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/15
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Famotidine - Preferred
Concept UI M0024121
Scope note A competitive histamine H2-receptor antagonist. Its main pharmacodynamic effect is the inhibition of gastric secretion.
Preferred term Famotidine
YM-11170 - Narrower
Concept UI M0333423
Preferred term YM-11170
Entry term(s) YM 11170
YM11170
Pepcid - Narrower
Concept UI M0024122
Preferred term Pepcid
Famotidine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0329443
Preferred term Famotidine Hydrochloride
MK-208 - Narrower
Concept UI M0333424
Preferred term MK-208
Entry term(s) MK 208
MK208



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