Cimetidine reduces the production of
stomach acid. It helps prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers and treat
existing ones. It can also soothe stomach and esophageal inflammation
and decrease gastric and esophageal reflux. Cimetidine is used in cats,
dogs, horses, and sometimes other animals, including ferrets, rabbits,
small rodents, reptiles, swine, and cattle.
Benefits of Cimetidine:
- Treats current stomach
and intestinal ulcers
- Helps prevent stomach and
- Treats gastritis and esophagitis
- Treats some hypersecretory
- Decreases stomach acid production
- Reduces acid reflux to promote
comfort and prevent internal damage
- Makes your pet more comfortable
- Prescribed for use in a
variety of animals
Use of Cimetidine varies based on the
type of animal, body weight, and the condition for which it is being
used. Use only as prescribed by your veterinarian. Tablets are given
by mouth. Administer the exact dosage prescribed at the prescribed frequency
and for the prescribed duration. Follow all veterinarian-provided instructions.
Store out of the reach of children
Keep Cimetidine at controlled room
temperature, protected from light.
It is a violation of Federal Law
to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Cimetidine prevents and treats abomasal,
duodenal, and gastric ulcers, as well as esophagitis, stress- and drug-induced
erosive gastritis, uremic gastritis, duodenal gastric reflux, esophageal
reflux, and certain hypersecretory conditions. The basic mechanism by
which Cimetidine works is blocking the action of histamine in the stomach,
lessening acid production.
Cimetidine requires a prescription
from your veterinarian.
Cimetidine is only for use in animals
for which it has been prescribed. Not for use in humans.
Do not allow children to handle or
Review all package directions and warnings
Keep this product out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Cimetidine is intended only for use
in animals that have a prescription for the medication. Do not use in
other animals or humans.
Administer Cimetidine exactly as prescribed
by your veterinarian.
CAUTION: Not for use in animals
with hypersensitivity to cimetidine. An allergic reaction requires immediate
veterinary care. Signs may include itching, rash, hives, facial swelling,
cold limb, seizures, shock, or coma.
Use with caution in elderly animals
and in those with impaired liver or kidney function.
Cimetidine may interact with a number
of supplements and medications. Make sure your veterinarian knows everything
your pet takes, and always consult before giving your pet any new supplement
This medication can lower the white
blood cell count.
Give Cimetidine 2 hours before or after
antacids and other drugs your veterinarian has approved.
An accelerated heart rate or breathing
may indicate an overdose. If you know of or suspect an overdose, seek
emergency veterinary attention.