cimetidine

Cimetidine reduces acidity in the stomach and is used to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines, as well as to prevent them from returning after they have healed. This medication can also be used to treat stomach and throat (esophagus) problems resulting from excessive stomach acid (e.g. erosive esophagitis) or a flow of stomach acid backward into the esophagus (acid reflux disease/GERD). By decreasing excess stomach acid, symptoms such as stomach pain, difficulty swallowing, heartburn, persistent cough, and trouble sleeping can be relieved with Cimetidine. Serious acid damage to your digestive system can also be avoided. Cimetidine, in oral liquid form (300 mg/5 mL), costs around $37 for a 237ml bottle. Cimetidine is a generic medicine, and a common brand name is Tagamet. You can buy your Cimetidine prescription at a far lower price, simply by using our Cimetidine coupon card. Our Cimetidine coupon card is free, doesn’t expire and can be used right away. To find the cheapest Cimetidine in your local area, simply search for Cimetidine using the Optum Perks website or mobile app. Receive your coupon by email, text or SMS and take it to your local pharmacy for huge savings

Cimetidine is classified as an H2(histamine) blocker. It works by blocking histamine - a chemical that stimulates the release of acid into the stomach. This reduces acidity in the stomach and thus can treat conditions such as heartburn, stomach ulcers or esophagitis.

Consult with your doctor for specific dosing instructions for this medication for the treatment of your condition.

Cimetidine is available in an oral liquid form, tablet form or injectable solution.

Typical dosages or oral liquid for conditions such as heartburn, stomach ulcers or esophagitis are 800 mg to 1600 mg once per day at bedtime. Or, 300 mg four times per day, with meals and at bedtime, or 400 mg twice daily.

This may not be a complete list of warnings. Consult with your doctor regarding possible risks associated with taking this medication, and refer to the warning label on your medication for more information.

Common side effects include: a headache, dizziness, drowsiness, or diarrhea

Seek immediate medical attention if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (e.g., agitation, confusion, depression, hallucinations), trouble urinating, muscle/joint pain, breast swelling/soreness in males, decreased sexual ability (with very high doses of this medication).

Seek immediate medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: easy bruising/bleeding, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat, cough, trouble breathing), fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, unusual tiredness, persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine).

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