H2RA

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H2RAH2-Receptor Antagonist
H2RAHistamine type-2 receptor antagonist (stomach acid)
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DUEXIS, a proprietary single-tablet combination of the NSAID ibuprofen and the histamine H2-receptor antagonist famotidine, is indicated for the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and to decrease the risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers.
The results suggest that in such patients prescribed a PPI for prophylaxis or for reflux symptoms, an alternative gastroprotective drug should be considered, such as a histamine H2-receptor antagonist, sucralfate, or misoprostol, said Dr.
After stenting, however, only 155 (24%) were prescribed a proton pump inhibitor; 14 (2%) were prescribed an H2-receptor antagonist; and 1 patient was prescribed sucralfate, reported Dr.