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How Zinc interacts with H-2 receptor antagonists

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

These medications decrease the amount of stomach acid which may reduce the absorption of this nutrient. Supplementation with affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)

These drugs include cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine, rantidine


  1. View Abstract: Sturniolo GC, et al. Inhibition of Gastric Acid Secretion Reduces Zinc Absorption in Man. J Am Coll Nutr. Aug1991;10(4):372-75.