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Histamine H2 Antagonist Adult

Cimetidine - What is it for

​Cimetidine works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat various conditions of the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) tract including:

  • Gastro-oesophagel reflux disease (a condition where the acid from the stomach goes back up from the food tube and throat causing pain and a burning sensation known as heartburn)
  • Treating and preventing ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract

Cimetidine - Additional Information

  • Updated on 12/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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