Cimetidine 300mg

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Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.

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Cimetidine 300mg

Generic Alternative to Tagamet 300mg

No brand name is available for Tagamet 300mg.

Cimetidine 300mg

Cimetidine 300mg

Generic Alternative to Tagamet 300mg

  • Marketed as Apo-Cimetidine in Canada
  • Manufactured by Apotex Corporation
  • Product of Canada • Shipped from Canada
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Cimetidine Drug Information

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Cimetidine Drug Information

  • Cimetidine Overview

    Cimetidine is used to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines and prevent them from coming back after they have healed. Cimetidine 300mg is also used to treat certain stomach and throat (esophagus) problems caused by too much stomach acid (e.g., Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, erosive esophagitis) or a backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus (acid reflux disease/GERD). Decreasing extra stomach acid can help relieve symptoms such as stomach pain, heartburn, difficulty swallowing, persistent cough, and trouble sleeping. It can also prevent serious acid damage to your digestive system (e.g., ulcers, cancer of the esophagus). Cimetidine belongs to a class of drugs commonly called H2 blockers. It works by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach. Cimetidine 300mg is also available without a prescription. Cimetidine 300mg is used to treat occasional heartburn caused by too much acid in the stomach (also called acid indigestion or sour stomach). It is also used to prevent heartburn and acid indigestion caused by certain foods and beverages. If you are taking Cimetidine 300mg for self-treatment, it is important to read the manufacturer's package instructions carefully so you know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist. (See also Precautions.)

  • How to Use Cimetidine

    Take Cimetidine 300mg by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully. If you are also taking antacids to relieve stomach pain as recommended by your doctor, separate them from Cimetidine 300mg by at least 1 hour. Take Cimetidine 300mg regularly as prescribed in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than directed. Continue to take Cimetidine 300mg for the prescribed length of treatment even if you are feeling better. Stopping treatment too early may delay the healing process. If you are using nonprescription cimetidine for self-treatment of acid indigestion or heartburn, take 1 tablet by mouth with a glass of water as needed. To prevent heartburn, take 1 tablet by mouth with a glass of water right before or up to 30 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn. Do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by your doctor. Do not take for more than 14 days in a row without talking with your doctor. Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen.

  • Cimetidine Precautions

    Before taking cimetidine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other H2 blockers (e.g., famotidine, nizatidine, ranitidine); or if you have any other allergies. Cimetidine 300mg may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Cimetidine 300mg, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,immune system problems, kidney problems, liver problems, certain lung diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), diabetes, other stomach problems (e.g., tumors). Some symptoms may actually be signs of a more serious condition.heartburn with lightheadedness/sweating/dizziness, chest/jaw/arm/shoulder pain (especially with shortness of breath, unusual sweating), unexplained weight loss. In addition, before you self-treat with Cimetidine 300mg,trouble/pain swallowing food, bloody vomit, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, bloody/black stools, heartburn for over 3 months, frequent chest pain, frequent wheezing (especially with heartburn), nausea/vomiting, stomach pain. Cimetidine 300mg may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Do not use Cimetidine 300mg to treat children younger than 12 unless directed by the doctor. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Cimetidine 300mg, especially confusion and lung infection (pneumonia). Confusion can increase the risk of falling. Cimetidine should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Cimetidine passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Cimetidine Misdose

    If you miss a dose of Cimetidine 300mg, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • Cimetidine Interactions

    See also How to Use section. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.cisapride, dofetilide, epirubicin, ticlopidine, artemether, clopidogrel, lumefantrine, metformin, moclobemide, moricizine, quinidine, silver sulfadiazine. Cimetidine 300mg can slow down the removal of other medications from your body, which may affect how they work. Examples of affected drugs include metoprolol, propranolol, tacrine, warfarin, zaleplon, calcium channel blockers (such as diltiazem), tricyclic antidepressants (such as amitriptyline), theophylline, among others. Since cimetidine reduces the amount of acid in your stomach, it may also change the absorption of certain medications and affect how they work. Some examples of affected drugs include atazanavir, dasatinib, delavirdine, certain azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), pazopanib, among others. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if any of the medications you take are affected by cimetidine and how to manage this interaction. Check the labels on all your medicines because they may contain nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) that may cause stomach irritation/ulcers. Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products. Low-dose aspirin should be continued if prescribed by your doctor for specific medical reasons such as heart attack or stroke prevention (usually at dosages of 81-325 milligrams per day). Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. Cigarette smoking can affect Cimetidine 300mg. Tell your doctor if you smoke and if you stop or start smoking while using Cimetidine 300mg. Cimetidine 300mg and similar H2 blockers (such as famotidine, nizatidine, ranitidine) are available both with and without a prescription. Do not take them at the same time.

  • Cimetidine Side Effects

    What are Cimetidine side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Cimetidine may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Cimetidine as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Cimetidine

    The side effects of Cimetidine may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Cimetidine. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Cimetidine may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Cimetidine, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Cimetidine.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Cimetidine, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Cimetidine and the side effects associated with Cimetidine are described in the following:

    Common Cimetidine Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • headache disorder

    Less Frequent Cimetidine Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • drowsy
    • dizziness
    • skin rash
    • diarrhea
    • nausea
    • vomiting

    Rare or Very Rare Cimetidine Side Effects

    Severe

    • thrombocytopenic disorder
    • agranulocytosis
    • acute confusion
    • bradycardia
    • fever
    • tachycardia
    • leukopenia
    • Pancreatitis
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction
    • interstitial nephritis
    • atrioventricular block
    • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
    • Erythema Multiforme
    • exfoliative dermatitis

    Less Severe

    • abnormal sexual function
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • gynecomastia
    • mastalgia
    • urinary retention
    • arthralgias
    • myalgias
    • alopecia
  • Cimetidine Storage

    Store in a tightly closed container at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from moisture and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Cimetidine 300mg when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

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