A 36-year-old member asked:
what is the use of tagamet (cimetidine)?
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Dr. Dan Fisher answered
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Reduces stomach acid: Tagamet ( cimetidine) reduces production of stomach acid through blocking h2 receptors on the gastric parietal cell. This helps reduce aid indigestion / heartburn and can help heal erosions of the lining of either the esophagus or stomach. The h2 blockers are not as potent as the proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole.
Answered on Sep 13, 2019
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