Tagamet Tablets 400mg 10s is indicated in the treatment of duodenal and benign gastric ulceration, including that associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, recurrent and stomal ulceration, oesophageal reflux disease and other conditions where reduction of gastric acid by Tagamet has been shown to be beneficial
Cimetidine, sold under the brand name Tagame
t among others, is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production.It is mainly used in the treatment of heartburn and peptic ulcers
The development of longer-acting H2 receptor antagonists with fewer drug interactions and adverse effects, such as ranitidine and famotidine, decreased the use of cimetidine, and though it is still used, cimetidine is no longer among the more widely used of the H2 receptor antagonists
was developed in 1971 and came into commercial use in 1977.Cimetidine was approved in the United Kingdom in 1976, and was approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration for prescriptions in 1979
Tagamet Tablets 400mg 10s drug is used for the treatment of acute gastritis which can manifest as heart burn, epigastric pain, hyperacidity, indigestion, or actue aggravation of chronic gastritis.
Tagamet Tablets 400mg 10s can cause diarrhea, dizziness, rash, tiredness, development of breats in males, occasional reversible liver damage, and confusion. Very rarely it can also cause interstitial nephritis (increased spaces between kidney tubules), acute pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas), decreased platelet count, decreased WBC count, decrease in all kinds of blood cells, aplastic anemia, fever, headache, muscular pain, joint pain, sinus bradycardia, increased heart rate, heaart block, anaphylaxis, hallucinations, depression, and reversible impotence.
Tagamet Tablets 200mg 10s appears to be very safe in overdose, producing no symptoms even with massive overdoses
When Not To Use
You should not use cimetidine if you are allergic to cimetidine or … Cimetidine systemic 400 mg