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Famotidine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Famotidine
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.675.215
D03.383.129.708.215
Unique ID
D015738
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015738
Scope Note
A competitive histamine H2-receptor antagonist. Its main pharmacodynamic effect is the inhibition of gastric secretion.
Entry Term(s)
Famotidine Hydrochloride
MK-208
Pepcid
YM-11170
Pharm Action
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Registry Number
5QZO15J2Z8
Related Numbers
108885-67-2
76824-35-6
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
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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