(pharmaceutical drug) A substituted furan, C12H21N5O2S2 (trademark Axid), which behaves as a histamine H2-receptor antagonist and is administered orally in the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers.
A particular drug used as a muscle relaxant.
Nizatidine is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production, and is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease.It was patented in 1980 and approved for medical use in 1988. It was developed by Eli Lilly.
Tizanidine, sold under the brand name Zanaflex among others, is a medication that is used to treat muscle spasticity due to spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis. Effectiveness appears similar to baclofen or diazepam.