Cigamet

Cigamet

cimetidine

Manufacturer:

General Drugs House

Distributor:

General Drugs House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cimetidine
Indications/Uses
Peptic ulcer. To inhibit daytime & nocturnal basal gastric acid secretion stimulated by food, histamine, pentagastrin, caffeine & insulin.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 1 tab tid & 1-2 tab at bedtime for 4 wk. Maintenance: 1-2 tab at bedtime.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Special Precautions
Gastric malignancy; renal impairment; pregnancy, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea; dizziness, tiredness; rashes. Infrequently, gynecomastia; reversible confusional states; impotence (men). Rarely, allergic reactions, arthralgia, myalgia; blood disorders; interstitial nephritis; headache; hepatotoxicity; pancreatitis.
Drug Interactions
Increases blood conc of lignocaine, phenytoin, theophylline, warfarin, some antiarrhythmics, benzodiazepines, β-blockers, vasodilators.
ATC Classification
A02BA01 - cimetidine ; Belongs to the class of H2-receptor antagonists. Used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cigamet tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
(foil) 10 × 10's;500's
Form
Cigamet tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
(foil) 20 × 10's;1000's;100's
Register or sign in to continue
Asia's one-stop resource for medical news, clinical reference and education
Sign up for free
Already a member? Sign in