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Cimetidine Tablet 400mg works by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach. It is used to treat gastrointestinal ulcers and to relieve heartburn and indigestion. In some cases, however, heartburn, indigestion and other similar symptoms may not be due to ulcers, but to other, more serious conditions. In such cases using Cimetidine could lead to a delay in the diagnosis of a more serious condition.
Do not share your medicine with other people. It may not be suitable for them and may harm them.
The pharmacy label on your medicine tells you how much medicine you should take. It also tells you how often you should take your medicine. This is the dose that you and your prescriber have agreed you should take. You should not change the dose of your medicine unless you are told to do so by your prescriber.
If you feel that the medicine is making you unwell or you do not think it is working, then talk to your prescriber.
Follow your doctor’s instructions. The pharmacist’s label on your medicine should tell you how much to take and how often. If it does not or you are not sure ask your doctor or pharmacist. The dose of your medicine you need to take and length of treatment will depend on the type and severity of your illness. Treatment is usually for a period of 4 to 8 weeks. Swallow your tablets with a drink of water.
Adults and older people
Oesophageal Reflux disease:
Children over 1 year of age
People with severe kidney problems:
Overdose: if you take more of your medicine than you should If you take an unintentional dose, it is unlikely to be harmful. If a large number of tablets are taken at the one time, drink plenty of water and contact your doctor or nearest hospital casualty department immediately.
DO NOT take Cimetidine if you:
Before you take cimetidine tablets tell your doctor if:
Taking other medicines:
Cimetidine Tablets may interfere with other medicines that you may be taking. If you are taking any of the following medicines, make sure that your doctor is aware of this:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding:
Unless you have recently discussed this with your doctor, please tell him or her if you are pregnant (or
think you may be), planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Driving and using machines:
Cimetidine tablets are unlikely to affect your ability to operate machinery or to drive. When you first start taking cimetidine, make sure your abilities are not affected before you drive or operate machinery
Important information about some of the ingredients of Cimetidine
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