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

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

FM (20 mg)

  Tablet  
CAPLET INDIA PVT.LTD.
Generic : Famotidine
 4.00
20mg
14 Tablets
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    Drug information on FM (20 mg) (Famotidine) from CAPLET INDIA PVT.LTD.

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    Drug Name : Famotidine

    Famotidine(Pepcid) generic FM (20 mg) is a histamine (H2-receptor antagonist), prescribed for ulcer. It works by decreasing the amount of stomach acid.
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    Medical condition(s) for which FM (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 FM (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 FM (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 FM (20 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for FM (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 FM (20 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for FM (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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