ranitidine
noun Etymology: probably from ranit- (blend of furan and nitr-) + -idine (as in cimetidine) Date: 1979 a histamine blocker C13H22N4O3S that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride to inhibit gastric acid secretion

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  • Ranitidine — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Ranitidine — РАНИТИДИН ( Ranitidine )*. N [2 [[[5 (Диметиламино) метил] фурфурил]тио] этил] N метил 2 нитро 1,1этилендиамин. Синонимы: Ацилок, Пепторан, Ранигаст, Ранисан, Улькуран, Acidex, Acilok E, Anistal, Danitin, Istomar, Peptoran, Ranacid, Ranigast,… …   Словарь медицинских препаратов

  • ranitidine — ra·nit·i·dine (rə nĭtʹĭ dēn ) n. An antagonist for one of two types of histamine receptors occurring on the surfaces of cells, especially gastric cells, that inhibits gastric acid secretion and is used primarily in the treatment of duodenal… …   Universalium

  • ranitidine — noun /ɹəˈnɪtɪdiːn/ A furan which blocks the histamine H2 receptors, to prevent the secretion of gastric acid …   Wiktionary

  • ranitidine — A histamine H2 antagonist used in the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux, where it reduces hydrochloric acid secretion. * * * ra·nit·i·dine ra nit ə .dēn n …   Medical dictionary

  • ranitidine — [ra nɪtɪdi:n, nʌɪt ] noun Medicine a synthetic compound used to treat ulcers and related conditions. Origin 1970s: blend of furan and nitro , + ide + ine4 …   English new terms dictionary

  • ranitidine — ra·nit·i·dine …   English syllables

  • ranitidine — n. an H2 receptor antagonist (see antihistamine) that is used in the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers and reflux oesophagitis. It is administered by mouth, intravenously, and intramuscularly; side effects include headache, diarrhoea, rash …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ranitidine — noun a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux • Syn: ↑Zantac • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Zantac) • Hypernyms: ↑histamine blocker …   Useful english dictionary

  • ranitidine hydrochloride — [USP] the hydrochloride salt of ranitidine, used to inhibit gastric acid secretion in the prophylaxis and treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and conditions that cause gastric hypersecretion; administered… …   Medical dictionary

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