oa South African Medical Journal - Does cimetidine alter the cardiac response to exercise and propranolol?
|Article Title||Does cimetidine alter the cardiac response to exercise and propranolol?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Cardiac Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town **Department of Pharmacology, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||Jun 1979|
|Pages||1125 - 1127|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiac response, Cardiology, Cimetidine, Exercise, H2-antagonist, Pharmacology and Propranolol|
The recent discovery of histamine (H) receptors in the heart raises the possibility that the H2-antagonist drug, cimetidine, used in the therapy of peptic ,ulcer, might have cardiac side-effects and might impair the cardiac response to exercise.
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