What is Famocid?

Famocid

Famocid Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Gastric Ulcers, Acidity, Heartburn, Upset Stomach, Indigestion and other conditions.

Famocid Tablet contains Famotidine as an active ingredient.

Famocid Tablet works by inhibiting the excess acid release by the stomach.

Detailed information related to Famocid Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Famocid Tablet Uses

Famocid Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Gastric Ulcers
  • Acidity
  • Heartburn
  • Upset Stomach
  • Indigestion

Famocid Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Famocid Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

Inhibiting the excess acid release by the stomach.

Famocid Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Famocid Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

Famotidine (20 MG)

Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Famocid Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Famocid Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Fatigue
  • Impotence
  • Unexplained Bleeding Or Bruising
  • Muscle Discomfort
  • Infections
  • Vomiting Or Stomach Pain

If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Famocid Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Consult your doctor if you develop fever with treatment
  • Take your doctor’s advice if you have allergic reactions
  • Take your doctor’s advice if you have non-cancerous growths in womb, porphyria or renal failure

Famocid Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Famocid Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Famocid Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Alcohol
  • Ketoconazole
  • Magnesium trisilicate
  • Probenecid
  • Sodium diatrizoate

Famocid Tablet Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Famocid Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Famocid Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Do not use before onset of bleeding during periods
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Possibility to gastric malignancy
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding a baby

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