Synonyms and Antonyms for histamine-blocker

1. histamine blocker (n.)

a medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2

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2. alpha-blocker (n.)

any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder


3. histamine (n.)

amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions


4. blocker (n.)

a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play