Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] An antihistamine drug which is used to treat stomach acidity and peptic ulcers. It is a sulphur-containing derivative of imidazole.→ Tagamet
- ‘Most cases of indigestion can be treated successfully with medicines that reduce the excess acid, such as antacids and H - 2 antagonist drugs like cimetidine.’
- ‘Examples of commonly used medications that may contain large amounts of sorbitol include acetaminophen, amantadine, cimetidine, and theophylline.’
- ‘I have just recently read that cimetidine can cause impotence as a side effect.’
- ‘In severe cases, 300 mg of cimetidine may be added.’
- ‘This adverse reaction precludes the use of cimetidine in this patient.’
- ‘Suggested intravenous antihistamine pretreatment is diphenhydramine, in a dosage of 1 mg per kg, and cimetidine, in a dosage of 6 mg per kg.’
- ‘Acetaminophen, aspirin, cimetidine, ibuprofen and diphenhydramine are just a few drugs that might be affected by alcohol.’
- ‘The absorption of cimetidine and ranitidine is accelerated when coadministered with cisapride.’
- ‘Large doses of cimetidine must be medically supervised.’
- ‘During the past year, the hospital identified cimetidine as its primary agent.’
- ‘Use of prophylactic cimetidine or tonsillectomy also may improve symptoms in some children.’
- ‘Hyperbaric oxygen and cimetidine have been used in certain cases with good results.’
- ‘In a large study of 874 patients with chronic duodenal ulcers, patients received either DGL, cimetidine, or antacids.’
- ‘New peptic ulcers are treated with H2 blockers such as cimetidine or sucralfate.’
- ‘Both cimetidine and ranitidine are effective in raising gastric pH above 4 to 5 and may prove useful in protecting against stress ulceration.’
- ‘A few small studies have supported medical management of such ulcers, but study participants were treated only with antacids and cimetidine.’
- ‘Treatment with cimetidine was begun.’
- ‘Some experts advocate the addition of 25 mg of ephedrine and 300 mg of cimetidine orally one hour before the procedure.’
1970s: from ci- (alteration of cy- in cyano-) + met(hyl) + -ide + -ine.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.