What is Cimetidine?

Cimetidine tablets are used to treat active duodenal ulcers for a maximum of six to eight weeks. Most ulcers heals within four weeks. Cimetidine tablets are also used as a maintenance therapy for duodenal ulcer patients after the active duodenal ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Cimetidine?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Cimetidine include:

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What are the active ingredients of Cimetidine?

The active ingredients in Cimetidine include:

  • Cimetidine

What class of drug is Cimetidine?

Cimetidine belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Cimetidine Information Guide

Generic Name of Cimetidine:
Availability of Cimetidine:
Prescription Drug

Cimetidine is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonist.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Cimetidine include:

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How is the dosage of Cimetidine calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Cimetidine. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Cimetidine?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Cimetidine for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Cimetidine?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Cimetidine?

The inactive ingredients contained in Cimetidine are:

  • Croscarmellose sodium
  • Crospovidone
  • Hypromelloses
  • Lecithin, soybean
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Polydextrose
  • Polyethylene glycol
  • Povidone
  • Starch, corn
  • Sodium alginate
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Triacetin
  • Vanillin
  • FD&C blue no. 1
  • FD&C yellow no. 6
  • D&C yellow no. 10

Product Formulation Information: Cimetidine

Company that labels Cimetidine:
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Strength of Cimetidine:
300 mg/1
Form of Cimetidine:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Cimetidine taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Cimetidine is effective:
24th November, 2003


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