1. Buy Famocid 40mg Online
Famocid 40 MG Tablet is a very effective medicine to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. This medicine should be taken 60 minutes before food. Monitoring of kidney function and central nervous system effects are necessary.
2. How To Famocid 40mg Work?
Famocid 40mg Tablet is an H2 blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
3. What is Famocid 40mg Tablet?
Famocid 40 MG Tablet is a prescriptive drug that is used primarily in peptic ulcer diseases and other gastroesophageal reflux diseases. It is histamine h2 blocker that prevents acid production in the stomach. Famocid 40 MG Tablet is sold under the trade name of Pepcid in the market. It comes in both liquid and tablet form and can also be injected into the body.
Aside from the ones already mentioned, the benefits of using Famocid 40 MG Tablet are many; it aides in the treatment of heartburn, acid indigestion, of gastric and duodenal ulcers, and in the treatment of esophagitis. The associated side effects resulting from the taking of Famocid 40 MG Tablet include dizziness, seizures, depression, sexual problems, headache, and shortness of breath, constipation and in certain cases diarrhea.
4. How To Take Famocid 40mg Tablet?
Treatment: One 40 mg tablet at night, for 4 to 8 weeks. This may change depending on how you respond to the treatment.
Prevention: One 20 mg tablet at night. For ‘gastro-oesophageal reflux disease’ (GORD)
Prevention of mild symptoms: One 20 mg tablet in the morning and one 20mg tablet at night.
Treatment of mild symptoms: One 20 mg tablet in the morning and one 20mg tablet at night, for 6 to 12 weeks.
Treatment of more severe symptoms: One 40 mg tablet in the morning and one 40mg tablet at night, for 6 to 12 weeks. For ‘Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome’
One 20 mg tablet every six hours.
Some patients may need higher doses for this condition.
5. Drug interaction of Famocid 40mg
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Famotidine.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Famotidine, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Famotidine can interact with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
6. Side Effects of Famocid 40mg
- Black or tarry stools
- Muscle or joint pain
7. Warning of Famocid 40mg tablet
Pregnancy - This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if benefits overweigh the risks.
Breast-feeding - This medicine is known to excreted through the breastmilk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women.
Impaired kidney function - Famocid 40 MG Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. The dose should be adjusted if the CrCl is less than 50 ml/min.
Effect on Central nervous system - Famocid 40 MG Tablet may show the effect on central nervous system in patients with kidney dysfunction. Any symptoms of dizziness, confusion should be reported to the doctor.
8. Precaution of Famocid 40mg tablet
Famocid is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
Take Famocid before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Famocid.
Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Famocid for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
9. Famocid 40mg Dosage
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
10. Uses of Famocid 40mg
Famocid 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
11. Storage of Famocid 40mg
Store it at controlled room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.