Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:
Indications for TAGAMET HB:
Prevention and relief from heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach.
Prevention: 200mg within ½ hour before eating/drinking. Relief: 200mg once daily as needed. Max 400mg/day.
TAGAMET HB 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.
TAGAMET HB Classification:
TAGAMET HB Interactions:
May potentiate anticoagulants, phenytoin, theophylline, lidocaine, triazolam, and others by inhibition of hepatic microsomal enzymes.
Generic Drug Availability:
Tabs—6, 30, 50, 70; Susp—12oz (w. dose cup)