Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • On Formulary
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Shared Care
  • Hospital Only
  • Under Review
  • New on System

1.3.1 H2-receptor antagonists

Cimetidine is recommended second-line due to its interactions with anticoagulants, anti-epileptics, ciclosporin, theophylline and anti-arrhythmics.
Effervescent tablets and liquid formulations should only be used in children where dosing requires it and in adults with swallowing difficulties

Please note, sample information has been entered into Chapters 1 and 2 only and although fairly clinically accurate, it is not guaranteed. The information was entered during April and May 2017 and drugs will have subsequently been randomly added during telephone demonstrations.

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