Lafutidine is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist with gastroprotective activity.{53634} It inhibits histamine-induced cAMP production in CHO cells expressing human histamine H2 receptors when used at a concentration of 10 nM. Intragastric administration of lafutidine (3, 10, and 30 mg/kg) reduces hemorrhagic esophageal lesion size and gastric acid secretion in a rat model of pyloric ligation-induced reflux esophagitis.{53635} It prevents 5-fluorouracil-induced intestinal mucositis, diarrhea, and body weight loss in wild-type, but not Trpv1-/- or sensory deafferented, mice when administered at doses ranging from 3 to 30 mg/kg.{53636} Lafutidine (10 mg/kg) also reduces indomethacin-induced antral ulcer size in wild-type, but not chemically-deafferented, rats.{7826}
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