Histamine-2 antagonists are used to treat heartburn, duodenal ulcers, gastric ulcers, and GERD. They work by reducing acid in the stomach to treat symptoms by blocking histamine.

Why are
Histamine-2 Antagonists
prescribed?

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How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Histamine-2 Antagonists

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Zantac
(ranitidine)
9
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RANITIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Pepcid AC
(famotidine, famotidine ac)
8
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FAMOTIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also relieve heartburn from acid reflux.
Pepcid
(famotidine)
8
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FAMOTIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also relieve heartburn from acid reflux.
cimetidine
17
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CIMETIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Axid
(nizatidine)
70
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NIZATIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Zantac Otc
(ranitidine otc)
N/A N/A See Prices
RANITIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Tagamet HB
(cimetidine hb)
N/A N/A See Prices
CIMETIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Pepcid Complete
(famotidine complete)
N/A N/A See Prices

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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