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Famotidine (Code C29045)

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Preferred Name: Famotidine

Definition: A propanimidamide and histamine H2-receptor antagonist with antacid activity. As a competitive inhibitor of histamine H2-receptors located on the basolateral membrane of the parietal cell, famotidine reduces basal and nocturnal gastric acid secretion, resulting in a reduction in gastric volume, acidity, and amount of gastric acid released in response to various stimuli.

Display Name: Famotidine

Label: Famotidine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C29045 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0015620  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Pepcid AC

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 76824-35-6 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
ChEBI ID CHEBI:4975 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 574268
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 574268 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0015620

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula C8H15N7O2S3
code C29045
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Famotidine
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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