Tagamet Oral Tablet 300Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tagamet: Oral tablet (300mg)

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Pill Identification: APO 019 
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What is this Medicine?

CIMETIDINE (sye MET i deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.

In-Depth Information

Tagamet 300mg Tablet

NDC: 001085013
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Endocrine Adenoma Syndrome, Systemic Mastocytosis, Esophagitis, Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, Dyspepsia, Gastric Ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Pyrosis (heartburn)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Aspiration Prophylaxis, Verruca Vulgaris, NSAID-induced Ulcer Prophylaxis, Molluscum Contagiosum

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Tagamet 300mg Tablet
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GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: TAGAMET 300 SB 
Shape: round
Color: green

Reported Side Effects for Tagamet 300mg Tablet

Retaining Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Block Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gynecomastia Incidence:
0.3-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.1-3.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Tagamet 300mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Tagamet 300mg Tablet(Cimetidine)
Marijuana and Cimetidine(Cimetidine)
Cimetidine can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Cimetidine. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Tagamet 300mg Tablet(Cimetidine)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Cimetidine(Cimetidine)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are often used together. Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Cimetidine. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. You may need to limit your Caffeine intake. Common foods and beverages containing caffeine include coffee, teas, colas and chocolate. Many non-prescription drugs and diet aids may also contain caffeine.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Tagamet 300mg Tablet(Cimetidine)
Alcohol and H2-blockers(Cimetidine)
Side effects from drinking alcohol-containing drinks may get worse if you take H2-blockers such as cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine, and ranitidine. Avoid or minimize your intake of alcohol-containing drinks while taking H2-blockers.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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