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C Met 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of C Met 400 mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹1.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of C Met Tablet

Uses of C Met Tablet

C Met 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

C Met Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of C Met are Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain.

How to use C Met Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. C Met 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How C Met Tablet works

C Met 400 mg Tablet is a H2 blocker (antacid). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.
In Depth Information on C Met Tablet

Expert advice for C Met Tablet

  • C Met 400 mg Tablet is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take C Met 400 mg Tablet before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
  • If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking C Met 400 mg Tablet.
  • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking C Met 400 mg Tablet for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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C Met Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for C Met Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Also, Cimetidine can decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
C Met 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
C Met 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
C Met 400 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
C Met 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of C Met 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
C Met 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of C Met 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of C Met Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of C Met 400 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to C Met

Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
I have a hyper acidity and gastric problem I don't have a gall bladder as it was operated and removed please suggest me what can I do.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:1. ADEL 49 - apo-ENTERIT DropsDosage: 20 drops in half cup of water 3 times daily. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/ADEL49-apo-ENTERIT/Standard2. Nux Vomica 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 3 times a day. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Nux-Vomica./Standard
I want to loose some weight want tu reduce fatness of stomach and hips too.i had generally acidity problems.also have digesticI want to loose some weight want tu reduce fatness of stomach
Dr. Shamika Desai
Dietician
Sure. Make sure you manage small and frequent meals. Include vegetables in your diet. Have a healthy breakfast and start your day with Fruits . Dinners a has to be light and early.Make sure you manage PLANKS daily. Min 2 min hold. Start Surya Namaskar and For hips start with Lunges and squats min 2 -3 sets
Hello Doctor . Sir/Mam I have major issues in digestion. My tummy is starting bulging out and high fat is increasing rapidly . how to control it. and What should i eat and in what manner to prevent indignation , Gas , acidity
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio,
Sir / Madam, I am a diabetic patient from 3 years now under control by the Grace of Almighty. I got acidity more often a day, it makes lot mental disturbances while being the moment I got this acidity inside and I am very much perturbed. Pls pls help me or suggest to get out from this. Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Take triphala 1/2 teaspoon with mild hot water at nighthttp://www.1mgayush.com/Digestion/products/AMLANT_TABLETS/Standard
Hello sir/mdm good evening I am having hiatal hernia and cause GERD and acidity I am taking SOMPRAZ D in the morning and FAMTAC 40 during bedtime It is not possible for me to survive without these medicine I want to ask u if these medicines are good to take for a long duration?? (Until operation is not done) Reports are as attached in photos
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Yes u may need to take the medicines for longEat small frequent meals Avoid oily spicy heavy meals

Frequently asked questions about C Met Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cimetidine
Q. How can C Met cause gynecomastia?
C Met causes gynecomastia (enlarged breasts of males) by decreasing the male hormone (testosterone) levels and blocking the receptors on the target tissue on which testosterone acts. However, the breast enlargement would go away once you stop taking this medicine.
Q. Can I take C Met with loperamide?
C Met can decrease the metabolism of loperamide, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of loperamide may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.
Q. What are the side effects of C Met injection?
Headache, dizziness, somnolence, gynecomastia, impotence, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting are some of the side effects reported with the use of C Met injection.
Q. Is there any vitamin and mineral loss when C Met is taken?
C Met is not known to cause mineral loss or deficiency. However, C Met belongs to the class of H2 receptor blocker which can decrease vitamin B12 absorption and cause its deficiency as reported in some studies especially when used for more than two years.
Q. Is C Met an antacid?
No, C Met is not an antacid as it does not neutralize the acids of the stomach rather it works by decreasing the production of the acid.
Q. Are there any withdrawal symptoms associated with the use of C Met?
Clinical studies or reports so far have not reported any withdrawal symptoms when the patient stops taking C Met and this suggests that C Met has no addictive potential.
Q. Can I take C Met with antacids?
Antacids and C Met both can be taken at the same time as they are not known to affect each other’s action. However, both C Met and antacids help in decreasing the acidity and use of more than one drug for the same effect is not advisable unless absolutely necessary.
Q. Is C Met a sulfa drug?
C Met is not a sulfa drug. It belongs to the class of H2 receptor blocker.
Q. Is C Met a narcotic?
C Met is not a narcotic. It belongs to the class of H2 receptor blocker.
Q. Can I take C Met with a coffee leaf?
There are no reports of any harmful effects of taking C Met along with coffee leaf. However, C Met can decrease the breakdown of coffee and increase its effects. Also, coffee is a gastric stimulant and can increase acid secretion and aggravate your underlying condition.
Q. How is omeprazole better than C Met?
Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor and C Met is an H2 receptor blocker. They act in different ways but both decrease the acid production in the stomach. However, omeprazole is more potent, longer acting, and has fewer adverse effects when compared to C Met.
Q. How is famotidine better than C Met?
Famotidine is more efficacious, longer acting, and has fewer side effects when compared to C Met. However, both the medicines belong to same class of drugs and are useful for same conditions.
Q. Is C Met a controlled substance?
C Met is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Does C Met have an expiry date?
Yes, C Met does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use C Met after the expiry date.
Q. Why should C Met be taken at bedtime?
C Met can be given as a single daily dose or as multiple daily doses depending on your condition. When given in a single dose, it is preferred that you should take it before going to bed as it is very effective in decreasing nighttime acid secretion and a fixed time will help you to remember to take the medicine.
Q. Is C Met a blood thinner?
C Met is not a blood thinner. It belongs to the class of H2 receptor blocker.
Q. Can I take C Met with oxycodone?
C Met can decrease the metabolism of oxycodone, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of oxycodone may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.
Q. Why change from C Met to lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor and C Met is an H2-receptor blocker. They both decrease acid production in the stomach but act by a different mechanism. However, lansoprazole is more potent, longer acting, and has fewer side effects when compared to C Met.
Q. Does C Met work for molluscum contagiosum?
Oral C Met has been seen to be effective in treating molluscum in children. However, this is not an approved indication for its use. Please consult your doctor before taking it for this condition.
Q. Which is better C Met or ranitidine?
Ranitidine is three times more potent than C Met which means a much lower dose of ranitidine gives the same effect in treating your acidity as C Met. Also, ranitidine does not block the action of testosterone and other side effects as seen with C Met.
Q. Why does C Met increase the action of opiates?
C Met increases the action of an opioid like substances by inhibiting enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of opiates. Due to a decrease in the breakdown, opioid levels increase in the body and hence their action is also increased.
Q. Is C Met a proton pump inhibitor?
C Met is not a proton pump inhibitor. It belongs to the class of H2 receptor blocker.
Q. Is C Met available over the counter?
No, C Met is not available as an over-the-counter medication. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
Q. Why is C Met used for itching?
C Met alone is not seen to be useful for the treatment of itching and is also not indicated for the same. There are studies where it is seen to be effective in the treatment of urticaria or hives along with H1 receptor blocker. However, there is no definite study to prove its benefit in relieving itching.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking C Met with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
C Met with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon
C Met with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis
C Met with Metformin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metformin: Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet, Clovimet
C Met with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
C Met with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
C Met with Voglibose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
C Met with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim
C Met with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin
C Met with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic
C Met with Fluconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
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