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Tagamet (Medtech Products Inc.)

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TABLET 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX (63029-222-01) > 30 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK Label Information
TABLET 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX (63029-222-02) > 6 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK Label Information

Complete Tagamet Information

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    READ THE DIRECTIONS AND WARNINGS, INCLUDING THOSE PRINTED
    ON THE INSIDE OF THE CARTON, BEFORE TAKING THIS PRODUCT.

    Drug Facts


  • Active ingredient

    (in each tablet)

    Cimetidine 200mg


  • Purpose

    Acid reducer


  • Uses

    • relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach
    • prevents heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by eating or drinking certain foods and beverages

  • Warnings

    Allergy Alert: Do not use if you are allergic to cimetidine or other acid reducers

    Do not use
    • if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
    • with other acid reducers

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • frequent chest pain
    • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
    • unexplained weight loss
    • nausea or vomiting
    • stomach pain
    • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
    • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
    • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking
    • theophylline (oral asthma medicine)
    • warfarin (blood thinning medicine)
    • phenytoin (seizure medicine)

    If you are not sure you are taking one of these medicines, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • your heartburn continues or worsens
    • stomach pain continues
    • you need to take this product for more than 14 days

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • adults and children 12 years and older:
      • to relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water
      • to prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water right before or any time up to 30 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn
      • do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours

    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • store at 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)

  • Inactive ingredients

    cellulose, corn starch, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide


  • Questions or comments?

    call toll-free 1-800-482-4394 (English/Spanish) weekdays


  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    Tagamet HB 200
    Cimetidine Tablets 200 mg/Acid Reducer
    Read and retain the important drug interaction
    warnings printed on the inside of this carton
    50 TABLETS (50 DOSES)

    Tagamet HB 200
Cimetidine Tablets 200 mg/Acid Reducer
Read and retain the important drug interaction
warnings printed on the inside of this carton
50 TABLETS (50 DOSES)


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    TAGAMET 
    cimetidine tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:63029-222
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    CIMETIDINE (UNII: 80061L1WGD) (CIMETIDINE - UNII:80061L1WGD) CIMETIDINE 200 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    POWDERED CELLULOSE (UNII: SMD1X3XO9M)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    POVIDONES (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color WHITE Score no score
    Shape DIAMOND Size 13mm
    Flavor Imprint Code TAGAMET;200
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:63029-222-02 1 in 1 BOX
    1 6 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:63029-222-01 1 in 1 BOX
    2 30 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3 NDC:63029-222-03 1 in 1 BOX
    3 50 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    NDA NDA020238 06/01/2012
    Labeler - Medtech Products Inc. (122715688)