cimetidine acid reducer

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: CIMETIDINE 200mg
Labeler: Walgreen Company
NDC Code: 0363-0022

Walgreen Co. Cimetidine 200 Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Cimetidine 200 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

Uses
relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach
prevents heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by eating or drinking certain food and beverages

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to cimetidine or other acid reducers

Do not use
if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
with other acid reducers

Ask a doctor before use if you have
frequent chest pain
frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
unexplained weight loss
nausea or vomiting
stomach pain
had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking
theophylline (oral asthma medicine)
warfarin (blood thinning medicine)
phenytoin (seizure medicine)

If you are not sure you are taking one of these medicines, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
your heartburn continues or worsens
stomach pain continues
you need to take this product for more than 14 days

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
adults and children 12 years and over:
to relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water
to prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water right before or any time up to 30 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn
do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours
children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information
do not use if printed foil under cap is broken or missing
store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, pregelatinized starch, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

Consumer Information

Cimetidine Tablets, 200 mg

Acid Reducer

For Heartburn

Just one Cimetidine Tablet, 200 mg relieves and prevents heartburn and acid indigestion.

This product reduces the production of stomach acid that can cause heartburn.

In clinical studies, Cimetidine Tablets, 200 mg was significantly better than placebo tablets in relieving and preventing heartburn symptoms.

And Cimetidine Tablets, 200 mg is approved to take before, during, or after a meal.

Percent of Heartburn Episodes Relieved

Percent of Patients with Prevention or Reduction of Heartburn Symptoms When Taken 30 Minutes Before a Meal

Percent of Patients with Prevention or Reduction of Heartburn Symptoms When Taken at Time of Meal

Drug Interaction Warnings:

This product affects some prescription medicines causing slightly higher levels of those medicines in the blood. Higher blood levels could lead to side effects in rare situations. If you currently take Theophylline (oral asthma medicine), Warfarin (blood thinning medicine) or Phenytoin (seizure medicine), consult your doctor before taking this product.

Brand names of some medicines which contain one of these ingredients include:

THEOPHYLLINE

THEO-DUR® Theochron® Slo-Bid® Uniphyl® Theo-24®

WARFARIN

Coumadin®

PHENYTOIN

Dilantin®

There may be other medicines that contain one of these ingredients. If in doubt about this or about possible effects of this product on any other medicines you are taking, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

For Prevention and Relief of Heartburn

To prevent heartburn symptoms, take Cimetidine Tablet, 200 mg before your first bite or any time up to 30 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that may cause heartburn.
To relieve heartburn symptoms and for relief of acid indigestion and sour stomach, take Cimetidine Tablet, 200 mg at the first signs of discomfort.

Tips for Managing Heartburn

Do not lie flat or bend over soon after eating
Do not eat late at night, or just before bedtime
Certain foods or drinks are more likely to cause heartburn, such as rich, spicy, fatty, and fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, even some fruits and vegetables
Eat slowly and do not eat big meals
If you are overweight, lose weight
If you smoke, quit smoking
Raise the head of your bed
Wear loose fitting clothing around your stomach

READ THE LABEL

Read the directions and warnings before taking this medication.

Distributed By

Perrigo®

Allegan, MI 49010

perrigo.com

Questions or comments?
1-800-719-9260

Rev. Date: 11/08

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Cimetidine 200

Cimetidine Tablets USP, 200 mg / Acid Reducer

Just one tablet relieves & prevents heartburn & acid ingestion

Take before, during or after a meal

60 TABLETS (60 DOSES)

Actual Size

Compare to Tagamet HB 200® active ingredient

CIMETIDINE  ACID REDUCER
cimetidine tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0022
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CIMETIDINE (CIMETIDINE) CIMETIDINE200 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYSORBATE 80 
POVIDONES 
STARCH, CORN 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize13mm
FlavorImprint CodeL022
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0363-0022-721 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
160 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07528503/27/2001
Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)

Revised: 07/2013
 
Walgreen Company

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