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Leader Heartburn Relief


Generic Name: cimetidine
Dosage Form: tablet

Cardinal Health Heartburn Relief Tablets Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Cimetidine 200 mg

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Acid reducer


  • 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


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.


  • 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

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Heartburn Relief

Cimetidine Tablets, 200 mg

Acid Reducer

Just One Tablet

Relieves and Prevents Heartburn and Acid Indigestion

Take Any Time you need it:

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During Meal

After Meal

Actual Size

Heartburn Relief Carton

Leader Heartburn Relief 
cimetidine tablet
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:37205-321
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Product Characteristics
Color WHITE Score no score
Shape ROUND Size 13mm
Flavor Imprint Code L022
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:37205-321-65 1 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA075285 02/04/2000
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)
Revised: 07/2009
Cardinal Health