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Cimetidine Hydrochloride

cimetidine
Cimetidine is a stomach acid reducer that is used to treat and prevent certain types of stomach ulcer. Cimetidine is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus and causes heartburn. Over-the-counter (nonprescription) cimetidine is used to treat heartburn with sour stomach and acid indigestion, or to prevent these conditions when caused by certain foods or beverages. Cimetidine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cimetidine
DRUG TYPE
H2 antagonists

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Cimetidine Hydrochloride liquid 300 mg/5 mL

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