Famocid 40 Mg

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Famocid 40 mg are Famotidine tablets used to treat acid reflux and gastric ulcers. It provides relief from discomfort and promotes digestive health.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
84 Tablet/s
$6.72 $0.08
56 Tablet/s
$5.60 $0.10
28 Tablet/s
$3.92 $0.14
  • Generic Name : Famotidine
  • Brand Name : Pepcid
  • Manufacturer Name : Sun Pharma
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Famocid 40 Mg?

Famocid 40mg is used in the treatment of stomach ulcers, reflux esophagitis, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

40mg of Famocid provides quick relief from heartburn, indigestion, and other symptoms caused by too much acid in your stomach.

Famocid tablet contains Famotidine, which belongs to a class of drugs known as H2 receptor antagonists.

Doctors commonly prescribe Famotidine to prevent stomach ulcers and heartburn caused by painkillers.

After a doctor's prescription, Famocid can be purchased from licensed drugstores under the brand name Pepcid.

What are the uses of Famocid 40 Mg?

Doctors prescribe Famocid 40 Mg for the treatment of the following medical conditions:

  • Gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
  • Dyspepsia

How does Famocid 40 Mg work?

Famocid tablet heals stomach ulcers by obstructing specific receptors known as Histamine receptors. H2 receptors are present in stomach walls, which decrease the production of gastric acid and reduce the volume of gastric secretion.  

How to take Famocid 40 Mg?

Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration of the Famotidine tablet based on your body weight, age, and medical condition.

Swallow 40mg of Famocid tablet as a whole with water. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet.

Along with the Famocid tablet, your doctor can ask you to rest enough and drink fluids.

Consuming simple food and avoiding spicy & oily foods can help increase Famotidine's effectiveness.

After its administration, 40mg of Famocid tablet will provide relief from indigestion and heartburn.

Consult your doctor immediately if the symptoms continue or worsen after 14 days of treatment with the Famotidine tablet.

If you are overweight, try losing weight and find ways to relax. Avoid eating food within 3 to 4 hours of going to bed.

What if I miss a dose of Famocid 40 mg Tablet?

Try not to skip any dose of Famocid 40mg tablet. You can take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, skip the missed dosage if it's time for your next dose. Refrain from doubling your dose to make up for the missed dosage.

What if I consume an overdose of Famocid 40 mg?

Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you experience an overdose of Famocid tablets, seek medical help immediately.

What are the precautions and warnings related to Famocid 40mg?

Before starting your treatment with Famocid 40mg, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially of:

  • Kidney diseases
  • Tumour in the stomach
  • Intolerant to certain sugars

Do not take Famotidine if you are allergic to it or suffer from any other allergies. This medicine might contain inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this antacid medicine only when prescribed by a doctor. Famocid is not prescribed for use in children.

Avoid consuming alcohol, as it can increase the amount of acid in your stomach and worsen your symptoms.

Without a doctor's recommendation, do not share 40mg of Famocid with other people, even if they suffer from similar symptoms as yours.

What are the side effects of Famocid 40mg?

Most side effects of Famotidine do not require medical attention as they disappear once your body adjusts to the medication.

Some common side effects of Famocid 40mg include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness

Call your doctor immediately if any of the side effects persist or worsen.

Frequently asked questions about Famocid 40mg (FAQs)

Can Famotidine treat stomach pain?

No, Famotidine does not treat normal stomach pain. It is only prescribed to treat reflux esophagitis, stomach ulcers, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Is it safe to use Famocid 40mg for the long term?

There is minimal data available about whether Famocid tablet can be used for a long time, but it is generally a safe medication.

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