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Cimetidine

Cimetidine Information

Cimetidine Benefits & Uses

Cimetidine is used to treat the following -

Cimetidine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cimetidine

Cimetidine

Cimetidine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cimetidine is used -

  1. Headache सामान्य
  2. Dizziness सामान्य
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Infection
  5. Fever Mild
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Urine Retention
  8. Pancreatic inflammation
  9. Decreased blood pressure
  10. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)

Cimetidine Related Warnings

Is the use of Cimetidine safe for pregnant women?

Severe

Is the use of Cimetidine safe during breastfeeding?

Moderate

What is the effect of Cimetidine on the Kidneys?

Mild

What is the effect of Cimetidine on the Liver?

Mild

What is the effect of Cimetidine on the Heart?

Safe

Severe Interaction of Cimetidine with Other Drugs

Cimetidine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Codeine

    Aspirin(ASA),Paracetamol,Caffeine

      Cimetidine Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cimetidine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Liver Disease
      2. Kidney Disease
      3. Gastric Cancer
      4. Smoking Addiction
      5. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

      Frequently asked Questions about Cimetidine

      Is this Cimetidine habit forming or addictive?

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No

      Cimetidine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Cimetidine

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Cimetidine

      Unknown
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tagamet HB 200
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 649-650
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 641-643