Which medications in the drug class Antacids are used in the treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: David S Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Antacids

These agents help in relieving gastrointestinal acid reflux.

Ranitidine (Zantac)

Inhibits stimulation of H2 receptor in gastric parietal cells, which in turn reduces gastric acid secretion, gastric volume, and hydrogen-ion concentration.


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