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ATC Group: A02BA01 Cimetidine

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A02
Drugs for acid related disorders
3
A02B
DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD)
4
A02BA
H2-receptor antagonists
5
A02BA01
Cimetidine

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Cimetidine

Cimetidine is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist which rapidly inhibits both basal and stimulated gastric secretion of acid and reduces pepsin output. It is a reversible, competitive antagonist, and is used as an anti-ulcer drug.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
Tagamet 200mg Tablets
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK