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Drug information on Pepdin (20 mg) (Famotidine) from Overseas Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Pepdin (20 mg)

  Tablet  
Overseas Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Famotidine
 2.31
20mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Famotidine

Famotidine(Pepcid) generic Pepdin (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 Pepdin (20 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Pepdin (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.

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.

How to use Pepdin (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 is Pepdin (20 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Pepdin (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 Pepdin (20 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Pepdin (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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