|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|28 Tablet/s||US$ 0.11||US$ 3.00|
|56 Tablet/s||US$ 0.07||US$ 4.0033%US$ 6.00|
|84 Tablet/s||US$ 0.05||US$ 4.5050%US$ 9.00|
Famocid 20 mg is used for short term relief of symptoms of excessive acid secretion, which includes indigestion, heartburn, and hyperacidity. It has the active ingredient Famotidine, which belongs to a group of medicines known as histamine type 2 blockers. Famotidine relieves symptoms associated with stomach acid-related problems by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. The medication is effective against duodenal ulcers, non-cancerous gastric ulcers, and backflow of stomach acid to the esophagous/food pipe. Patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome may also receive Famocid 20 mg tablet to treat overproduction of gastric acid and symptoms of inflammation of oesophagus. Your doctor may also prescribe this acid reducer medicine to patients who are at reduced dosage after healing of the peptic ulcer.
Before you begin using Famocid 20 mg tablet, inform your doctor if you are allergic to famotidine or other inactive ingredients of the medicine. In this case, your doctor may prescribe an alternative drug to relieve stomach acid-related complications. Discuss with your doctor if you are allergic to drugs like ranitidine, nizatidine, and cimetidine. Whenever you visit a doctor for a prescription treatment, you should first inform your doctor about your medical history including hypersensitivity to the medicine, drug interaction, kidney failure, abnormal absorption of glucose, trouble swallowing and abnormal absorption of galactose in the body.
The associated side effects resulting from the use of Famocid 20 mg are depression, headache, constipation, shortness of breath, seizures, sexual problems, depression, and dizziness. Side effects give here may vary, take the full list of side effects from your doctor.
You must read the patient’s instructions carefully given on your prescription paper before using Famocid 20 mg tablet. If you have any doubts related to the medicine, contact your doctor. You need to use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Generally, Famotidine can be taken before or after consuming food. The medication is meant to be used as per need. One should continue taking the tablet until the time a doctor prescribes it. Inform your doctor if you are still experiencing the same symptoms even after completing the course. Tell your doctor about the sour stomach, acid indigestion, and heartburn. People with renal impairment should take precautions while taking this acid reducer drug. In such patients, the dose of Famocid 20 mg may be reduced to 20 mg as per patient’s clinical response and condition. You should consult a doctor before stopping the treatment. If you are giving Famotidine 20 mg to your child, be sure to provide the dose that suits children. The dose and duration of therapy for kids are generally based on age, weight, and condition of the patient. Following a proper diet along with the intake of Famotidine tablets than your gastric ulcer has a chance of healing within four weeks of regular use. Generally, it may take up to eight weeks to see improvement.