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Cimetin 800mg Tab

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Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Cimetin 800mg Tab is a medicine used for production of acid in stomach. It is used for the treatment of ulcer in the stomach and intestine. It is used to relieve heartburn, acidity and to treat gastr...
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uses

Uses of Cimetin 800mg Tab

  • Cimetin 800mg Tab is used for the treatment of heartburn, stomach and intestinal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
  • GERD is a condition in which acid from the stomach comes up to the food pipe causing heartburn and irritation.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cimetin 800mg Tab

If you are allergic to cimetidine or other ingredients of the medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cimetin 800mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cimetin 800mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cimetin 800mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Cimetin 800mg Tab should be avoided by a pregnant woman unless prescribed by a doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cimetin 800mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid using Cimetin 800mg Tab if you are breastfeeding as there is no information is available on the use of cimetidine during breastfeeding. Consult with the doctor before using the medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cimetin 800mg Tab ?
A:
Cimetin 800mg Tab is not known to affect the driving abilities. However, if you feel dizzy, after taking the medicine avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cimetin 800mg Tab ?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol, discuss with the doctor if you consume alcohol too often and accordingly, he may suggest to you what will work best for you. Alcohol consumption may be associated with acidity problem and long term consumption leads to other complications.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may suffer from cancer in the stomach.
  • You may have a kidney-related problem, a dose adjustment may be required.
  • You are taking painkillers and while receiving the medicines for ulcer, especially the elderly should be observed regularly.
  • You are supposed to take the medicine for a prolonged duration.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cimetin 800mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The stomach produces acid to digest food. When this acid is produced in excess, it leads to acidity, heartburn and ulcers. Cimetidine in Cimetin 800mg Tab blocks the secretion of gastric acid and the...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cimetin 800mg Tab

  • Cimetin 800mg Tab should be taken as directed by the doctor. Take with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and avoid consuming it more than prescribed by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Cimetin 800mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Cimetin 800mg Tab works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor of medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Also, you should inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination sche...
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  • If you are taking blood thinners, antifungals, pain killers or medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health problems, diabetes, cancer, HIV infection, fits.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cimetin 800mg Tab

  • Store Cimetin 800mg Tab below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Cimetin 800mg Tab

Overdose

There are no know symptoms of an overdose. In case of an overdose consult a doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Cimetin 800mg Tab take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is acid reflux?

A: There is a valve-like structure called the sphincter between the food pipe and stomach. This valve prevents the acid and the food in the stomach from coming back into the food pipe. If the valve is weak or damaged, acid starts entering the stomach, causing heartburn, difficulty in swallowing and food regurgitation.

Q: Is Cimetin 800mg Tab an antibiotic?

A: No, Cimetin 800mg Tab is not an antibiotic, it is an anti-ulcer medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Cimetin 800mg Tab ?

A: You may experience side effects like headache, dizziness, diarrhoea, tiredness, skin rashes while on treatment with Cimetin 800mg Tab .

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ContainsCimetidine
UsesStomach and intestinal ulcers, GERD
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 05:31 PM (IST)
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