Cimetidine H2 Blocker

Cimetidine -H2 blocker


Stops histamine being broken down .


It also interacts with statins - meaning they can't be taken together .

Ranitidine - is in the same class of medications , but does not negatively affect histamine metabolism  but does interact with statins


Patients are advised to use a different h2 blocker to cimetidine


use alternate cholesterol medications .


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