Tagamet 200mg Tablets

Active ingredients: Cimetidine

Product name and form

Tagamet 200 mg Tablets.

Pharmaceutical Form

Film-coated tablet.

Pale green, circular, biconvex, film-coated tablet embossed with Tagamet on one side and 200 on the reverse.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tablet contains Cimetidine 200 mg.

For excipients, see 6.1.

Active Ingredient

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.

List of Excipients

Microcrystalline cellulose
Povidone 30
Sodium starch glycollate
Sodium lauryl sulphate
Colloidal anhydrous silica
Magnesium stearate
Hypromellose (E464)
Titanium dioxide (E171)
Macrogol 400
Indigo carmine aluminium lake (E132)
Iron oxide yellow (E172)
Quinoline yellow aluminium lake (E104)

Pack sizes and marketing

1. Blister packs consisting of 250µm clear PVC and 20µm hard temper aluminium foil contained in a carton.

Pack sizes: 60 & 120 tablets.

2. Polypropylene tubes with low density polyethylene caps. High density polyethylene film may be used as packing material.

Pack sizes: 100, 112, 250, 500 & 1000 tablets.

Marketing Authorization Holder
Authorization Dates

Chemidex Pharma Limited
Chemidex House
Egham Business Village
Crabtree Road
Surrey TW20 8RB
United Kingdom

23 December 2002

Marketing authorization number:

PL 17736/0020


United Kingdom