ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s

 79.27

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Drug Strength: 400mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 1x10s

Cimetidine (HCl):400mg | Anti-peptic ulcerants

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Novartis Product Form : TabletPack Size : 1x10sIngredients : Cimetidine (HCl):400mgGeneric Category : Anti-peptic ulcerants

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How it works

ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s works by blocking histamine at a specific site in the stomach. This results in inhibition of acid secretion and lowered gastric acidity.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s

  • Headache severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Diarrhea severe
  • Gynecomastia severe
  • Decrease in blood cell count severe
  • Skin rash
  • Muscle pain
  • Sleepiness
  • Joint pain

Uses of ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s is used in the treatment of ulcers in the small intestine.

  • Gastric Ulcer

    ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s is used in the treatment of ulcers in the stomach.

  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

    ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s is used for the treatment of a condition where the acid produced in the stomach causes irritation in the food pipe.

  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

    ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s is used to relieve the symptoms of this rare condition where the acid secretion in the stomach is abnormally high.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in less than 1 hour after an oral dose and less than 30 minutes after an intravenous dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 5 hours after an intravenous dose and 4 to 8 hours after an oral dose.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended in patients receiving ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s. Any symptoms of adverse effects like dizziness, breathing difficulty should be reported to the doctor. Performing activities that require mental alertness like driving, operating machinery should be avoided.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if benefits overweigh the risks.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to excreted through the breastmilk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s or other H2 antagonists.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if benefits overweigh the risks.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to excreted through the breastmilk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Kidney disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with the kidney injury due to the risk of interstitial nephritis and urinary retention. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary. The dose of this medicine should be adjusted based on the CrCl.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is recommended for children less than 16 years only if benefits overweigh the risks.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Any signs and symptoms of elevated liver enzymes, fatigue, abdominal pain, and dark urine should be reported to the doctor.

  • Gastric malignancy

    This medicine may relieve the symptoms of gastric cancer but do not treat the condition. Early diagnosis of malignancy is necessary and appropriate treatment should be initiated.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Glipizide moderate
  • Loperamide severe
  • Phenytoin severe
  • Antifungal agents moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Use of ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s is not recommended for use if any symptoms indicating gastrointestinal bleeding exists. Consult your doctor if there is blood in vomit or the stools are bloody or black.

General Instructions

Take ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s once a day with meals and at bedtime or as prescribed by the doctor. It can be taken 30 minutes before food to prevent symptoms of heartburn. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Take this medicine at the same time every day.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ALTRAMET 400mg Tablet 1x10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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