Definition of Tagamet in English:


Syllabification: Tag·a·met
Pronunciation: /ˈtagəˌmet


  • trademark for cimetidine.
    More example sentences
    • Tagamet was developed to reduce stomach acid and cure ulcers.
    • Like Tagamet, Zantac is an ulcer drug, and it began appearing in published clinical studies in 1981.
    • We can now also enhance minimal side-effect activity to change antihistamines into stomach acid secretion blockers such as Tagamet and Zantac.


1970s: an arbitrary formation.

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