Cimetidine Powder (Generic Tagamet) (500mg/5cc scoop – 100 scoops) may be used to reduce stomach acid production in horses, dogs and camels. Cimetidine may be used to aid in the treatment of existing ulcers and help prevent the development of ulcers. Cimetidine Powder may also be used in the treatment of reflux or to reduce inflammation of the esophagus or stomach.
Cimetidine is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production. It is largely used in humans and animals for the treatment of heartburn and peptic ulcers.
Cimetidine belongs to the class of medications called histamine H2-antagonists. Histamine is a natural chemical in the body that stimulates stomach cells to produce stomach acid. Histamine H2-antagonists inhibits the action of histamine on the acid-producing cells of the stomach thereby reducing stomach acid. Cimetidine was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1977.
Dosage and Administration: Administer one scoop orally three times daily, preferably one hour before each meal.