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Brand name: Magicul TM

Active ingredients: cimetidine

What it is used for

Short-term treatment of proven duodenal & gastric ulcer. Maintenance treatment in those patients with recurrence of duodenal ulceration after short-term therapy. Maintenance treatment for periods of up to one year to reduce the risks of relapse in patients with documented healing of chronic benign gastric ulcer. Short-term treatment (no more than 12 weeks) of persistent gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Short-term treatment of heartburn (up to two weeks) and other symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Treatment of gastrinoma (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). Treatment of scleroderma oesophagus.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Oval, normal convex, pale green film coated tablet marked "CE8" on one side, Greek alpha symbol on the other.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient cimetidine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at

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