• Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers

Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:

Indications for TAGAMET HB SUSPENSION:

Prevention and relief from heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach.

Adult:

Prevention: 200mg within ½ hour before eating/drinking. Relief: 200mg once daily as needed. Max 400mg/day.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Heartburn > 3 months. Chest or shoulder pain with shortness of breath. Sweating. Pain spreading to arms, neck, or shoulders, or lightheadedness. Reevaluate if symptoms persist or worsen after >14 days. Renal or hepatic impairment. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

H2 blocker.

Interactions:

May potentiate anticoagulants, phenytoin, theophylline, lidocaine, triazolam, and others by inhibition of hepatic microsomal enzymes.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Tabs—6, 30, 50, 70; Susp—12oz (w. dose cup)