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Fam (20 mg) (Famotidine) Drug Price and Information

Famotidine (Fam (20 mg)) is a histamine (H2-receptor antagonist), prescribed for ulcer.  It works by decreasing the amount of stomach acid.

Fam (20 mg)

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Generic : Famotidine
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    Drug information on Fam (20 mg) (Famotidine) from Medi Rose


    Drug Name : Famotidine

    Famotidine(Pepcid) generic Famotidine is a histamine (H2-receptor antagonist), prescribed for ulcer. It works by decreasing the amount of stomach acid.
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    Last Updated on February, 2, 2017

    Medical condition(s) for which Fam (20 mg) may be prescribed

    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    PO- Adult- The recommended dose is 40mg/day.
    Child- The recommended dose is 0.5 mg/kg/day at bedtime.

    Side effects of Fam (20 mg)

    Body as a whole : Fever and fatigue.

    Heart : Palpitations and abnormal heart beat.

    Gastrointestinal : Vomiting, nausea, jaundice, elevated liver enzymes level, abdominal discomfort and dry mouth.

    Blood : Decreased white blood cells and platelets count.

    Hypersensitivity : Rash and swelling.

    Musculoskeletal : Muscle cramps and muscle pain.

    Central Nervous system : Confusion, seizures, hallucinations, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders.

    Skin : Acne, dry and itchy skin.

    Eye and ENT : Ringing in the ear and taste disorder.

    How to use Fam (20 mg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Fam (20 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)



    Warnings and Precautions for Fam (20 mg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Other Precautions for Fam (20 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Fam (20 mg)

    Store it at controlled room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

    Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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