Cimetidine is an histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits the production of stomach acid as well as having antiemetic properties.
It does however appear to be pharmacologically less effective than omeprazole in reducing gastric acid production.
Recommended dose for use in dogs is 5 - 15 mg/kg given orally every 8 - 12 hours.
It appears to be safe when used long term and when in combination with other drugs.
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