Well-known brands include Anacin, Luden's, Tagamet
, Goody's powder, Spic and Span, and Comet.
In a new study, researchers tracked roughly 350,000 veterans who were prescribed PPIs or H2 blockers (milder drugs like Tagamet
and Pepcid, which also lower stomach acid).
The company had a strong presence in antacids and H2 blockers thanks to the popularity of Eno and Tagamet
The gastrointestinal brands Tagamet
, Beano and Gaviscon and the fiber supplement Fiber Choice were among the 17 brands that Prestige acquired in the $660 million deal with GSK in late December.
will pay British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC $660 million cash for a group of over-the-counter pharmaceutical brands including Beano and Tagamet
, according to reports
You've probably heard of Tagamet
, as most doctors use it to treat heartburn.
Prestige said the transactions will be the largest in the company's history and will provide Prestige Brands Holdings Inc with brands including: the BC, Goody's and Ecotrin brands of pain relievers; Beano, Gaviscon, Phazyme, Tagamet
and Fiber Choice GI brands; and the Sominex sleep aid brand.
When a scientific report revealed that a serious side effect from the use of Tagamet
could occur, the makers of Zantac emphasized that their drug was never implicated in breast enlargement in the male or a reduction in sex drive.
This physician finally prescribed periactin for the itching, tagamet
as a H2 histamine inhibitor, and Zoloft for my depression.
Among the drugs affected were Avandia, Bactroban, Coreg, Paxil and Tagamet
Proton pump inhibitors include Prevacid and histamine-2 receptor antagonists, or H2RAs, such as Zantac and Tagamet
Non-PPI heartburn drugs that include Zantac, Pepcid, Axid and Tagamet
didn't have this effect in previous research and showed little correlation in this one.