CIMETIDINE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    Sorry, we have no data available. Please contact your doctor or pharmacist.

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • headache

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      Sorry, we have no data available. Please contact your doctor or pharmacist.

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • drowsiness
      • dizziness
      • a skin rash
      • nausea
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • decreased blood platelets
      • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
      • low levels of white blood cells
      • confusion
      • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
      • slow heartbeat
      • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
      • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
      • skin rash with sloughing
      • fever
      • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
      • pancreatitis
      • fast heartbeat

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • abnormal sexual function
      • the inability to have an erection
      • enlarged breasts
      • breast pain
      • hair loss
      • joint pain
      • muscle pain
      • an inability to completely empty the bladder

      Free RX Coupon

      Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.

      Available coupons

      Save up to 80% on your prescription with WebMDRx

      Drug Survey

      Are you currently using Tagamet oral?

      This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.

      Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

      CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.