The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Over-the-counter H2-Receptor Antagonists for Heartburn
October 27, 1995 (Issue: 960)Patients may be asking their physicians about use of histamine H2-receptor antagonists for treatment and prevention of heartburn. Cimetidine and famotidine have recently been released for over-the-counter sale and are being heavily advertised on...more
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