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Cimetidine

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Cimetidine is a histamine-blocking agent. It helps reduce the amount of gastric acid secreted in the stomach. Cimetidine has been used for treating and preventing ulcers.  It has also been used to treat gastritis and other reflux and hypersecretory conditions.

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How do I give this medication?

 

What do I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

 

How do I store this medicine?

 

What are the potential side effects?

"Side effects are rare when the medication is given at the recommended dosage."

 

Are there any possible drug interactions?

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