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Tagamet HB 200
Active Ingredients
In each tablet
Cimetidine 200 mg; 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. 
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.

Drug Interaction Warnings: 

Tagamet HB 200® may interfere with the action of drugs prescribed by your doctor. Check with your doctor before taking Tagamet HB 200® if you are taking blood thinning medication (e.g. Warfarin) or drugs prescribed for asthma (e.g. Theophylline) or epilepsy (e.g. Phenytoin).

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 Tagamet HB 200 on any other medicines you are taking, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Read the directions and warnings before taking this medication.

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
  • 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
  • store at 15-30 oC (59-86 oF)
  • Each tablet individually sealed in a blister pack. Do not use if blister or foil is open or torn.
Inactive Ingredients
cellulose, corn starch, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide
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