Rebound intragastric hyperacidity after abrupt withdrawal of histamine H2 receptor blockade.

Abstract

In a series of 24 hour studies, intragastric acidity and plasma gastrin concentration were measured simultaneously in 46 healthy subjects before, during, and 24 to 48 hours after abrupt withdrawal of a histamine H2 receptor antagonist regimen. For 34 days subjects were given either cimetidine 800 mg at night (n = 8), ranitidine 150 mg twice daily (n = 10… (More)

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