Histamine2-receptor antagonists

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Histamine2-receptor antagonists:
• eg cimetidine (eg Tagamet®), ranitidine (eg Zantac®), famotidine (eg Pepcid®)
• indicated for duodenal ulcer, gastric hypersensitivity state,
• H2 receptors stimulation releases gastric acid  blocking reduces gastic acid volume
• adverse reactions – headache, dizziness, confusion
• use in warts?

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