Effect of cimetidine on stimulated gastric secretion and serum gastrin in the dog.


The histamine H-2 receptor antagonist cimetidine was given for 90 minutes to four fistula dogs during a steady dose 270-minute infusion of histamine (50 microgram. base/kg.hr.), urecholine (80 microgram./kg.hr.) or pentagastrin (1.5 microgram./kg.hr). In each case there was gradual but marked (75-95%) inhibition of acid secretion with maximal effects after… (More)


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